WINNSBORO, S.C. — A Fairfield County man has been charged after deputies say he shot into a crowd, injuring one person in Winnsboro.

Steve A. Wright, 54, is charged with attempted murder and possession of a deadly weapon during a violent crime, according to the Fairfield County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies say they responded to a shooting on Birch Street in Winnsboro around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday. Upon arrival at the scene, deputies say they found a person with a gunshot wound to the neck. The victim was transported to a local hospital.

Witnesses told deputies that Wright had been shooting a gun into a crowd, striking the victim before going back into his house.

“We are thankful that the victim is expected to fully recover from his injuries and that there were no others hurt in this incident," said Fairfield County sheriff Will Montgomery.