Deputies investigating after man shot in backyard

HOLLYWOOD, SC (WCSC) - Charleston County Sheriff's Office deputies are investigating a shooting where a 35-year-old man was shot at a backyard at a home in Hollywood early Thursday morning.

Sheriff's office spokesperson Major Jim Brady said deputies responded to 5342 Salters Hill Road around 12:56 a.m. to find the victim suffering from a gunshot wound to his abdomen.

According to the victim's mother, her son was in the backyard when she heard a gunshot. The victim then stumbled in the home and yelled for his mother.

The victim was taken to Medical University of South Carolina for treatment, Brady said.

At this time a motive for the shooting or the identity of a suspect has not been determined and detectives continue to investigate the incident.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the Charleston County Sheriff's Office at 843-202-1700 or Crime Stoppers at 843-554-1111.

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