Man shot in throat in Summerville

SUMMERVILLE, SC (WCSC) - The Dorchester County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting Tuesday morning after a man was found shot in the throat.

The shooting happened around 5 a.m. at the Haven Oaks Apartments on Orangeburg Road in Summerville, investigators say.

The victim, a man in his thirties, was taken to MUSC by helicopter.  His condition is unknown at this time.

A resident who asked not to be identified said she fears for her life, as well as the other residents a the apartment complex.

"You got to step outside, you wonder if a bullet's coming straight at you," she said. "What's it gonna take, for somebody else to take another life?"

The sheriff's office says no suspects are in custody and the investigation is ongoing.  If anyone has information they are asked to call the Dorchester County Sheriff's Office at 843-873-5111.

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