Georgetown deputies searching for gunman

Georgetown deputies searching for gunman


The Georgetown Sheriff's Office is investigating an early-morning report of shots fired outside a residence Tuesday.

The victim, a resident of the Oatland community told deputies he was outside his home on Giles Road at about 1 a.m. waiting for a female friend when a black SUV with out-of-state tags stopped in front of his residence. As the victim approached the vehicle, he says a male exited from the passenger door and brandished what appeared to be a handgun.

After a brief altercation, the victim was able to escape to his residence, deputies say.

It is unclear exactly when shots were fired.

Deputies say the driver of the SUV was female.

Anyone with information on the attempted shooting should call the Georgetown County Sheriff's Office at (843) 546-5101 or Crime Stoppers at (843) 554-1111.

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