Man injured in Colleton County shooting

COLLETON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Sheriff's deputies in Colleton County are still investigating a shooting that happened on New Year's Eve.

According to authorities, 38-year-old Martin Ledesma reported that while standing in his back yard on Cross Swamp Road in Lodge, he realized someone had shot him in the stomach area with a small caliber bullet. The incident happened around 8:30 p.m. Friday.

Authorities say the victim was intoxicated and stated he doesn't know where the shot came from or who may have shot him. The victim is currently in stable condition at a Charleston area hospital.

The incident is under investigation by the Colleton County Sheriff's Office.

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