COLUMBIA, S.C. — Investigators from the Richland County Sheriff's Department are seeking the public's assistance in locating a suspect in an incident where a 75-year-old woman was shot.

The incident happened around 10:50 p.m. on Wednesday, July 10. Deputies were dispatched to a home in the 1000 block of Bakersfield Road, off Dutch Square Boulevard, where the victim said she had been sitting on her porch when she heard a loud bang. She said she felt pain on her cheek and saw a bullet lying on her chair when she looked around. 

The victim had a laceration and received medical attention.

If anyone has any information on this incident, RCSD is requesting them to contact Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC. You can remain anonymous and if your tip leads to an arrest, you can earn up to $1,000.