Woman shot while sleeping in Walterboro

The scene of the shooting.
The scene of the shooting.

COLLETON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - A woman is in the hospital after deputies say she was shot while sleeping in Walterboro early Sunday.

According to the Colleton County Sheriff's Office, the shooting happened around 5:30 a.m. at lot 9 of the Wiggins Mobile Home Park, located at 117 Taylor Street, off Sniders Highway.

The victim, a 43-year-old woman who was struck in the leg, hand and shoulder, was taken to Colleton Medical Center and then airlifted to MUSC.

Deputies said the victim told them she was sleeping when she heard shots fired.  She said she rolled to the ground to try and hide, but soon felt bullets ripping through her body.

The report states several bullet holes were found on the outside of the trailer, as well as a bullet hole in a child's bedroom in another home a few lots down.

Investigators said they have no suspects for the shooting yet.

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