Man shot while walking down street in Walterboro

WALTERBORO, SC (WCSC) - Walterboro police are looking for three suspects who allegedly shot a man walking in the street Tuesday night.

The victim told police that he had just left his girlfriend's mother's house when three men shot at him while he was walking on Hill Street toward Francis Street just before 10 p.m.

While walking, the victim said he observed three men approaching from his left side and they asked him for his name. The victim said he ignored the men and continued walking. He then heard gun shots in his direction and he began running. One of the gunshots struck the man.

Witnesses told police they heard five gunshots.

The victim could not provide a description of the suspects to police or a motive for the shooting.

The victim was treated at the emergency room and transported to MUSC.

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