One Man Shot in Colleton County

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COLLETON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - The Colleton Couny Sheriff's Department is investigating a shooting that happened late last night.

Just after midnight, viewers started calling our newsroom to tell us a man had just been taken to the hospital by ambulance after being shot. The viewers said the man was seen leaving a house just one block away from where 3 people were killed and 6 others were injured last month.

Last night's shooting happened near Rivers and Madison Streets just after 11:30pm. The victim, a 23 year old man, then managed to get himself to a home on Gerideau and Carn Streets where the ambulance picked him up. He had a gunshot wound to his arm.

At this hour deputies haven't made any arrests in last nights shooting.

Since early November there have been a total of 8 shootings in Colleton County. The State Law Enforcement Division has been brought in to help cut down on the violence in the area.

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