One injured in Walterboro drive-by shooting

One injured in Walterboro drive-by shooting

WALTERBORO, SC (WCSC) - Walterboro Police Department is investigating after a drive-by shooting sent one person to the hospital Sunday afternoon.

Officers responded to the 700 block of Francis Street around 12:37 p.m. for reports of a shooting in the area.

According to a release, witnesses told police a silver sedan occupied by two unknown men was driving down Breland Street toward the intersection of Francis Street. When the car reached the intersection, the occupants reportedly opened fire on two individuals who were standing outside of a home on Francis Street.

Police say one of the individuals was transported by a private vehicle to Colleton County Medical Center before cops arrived with a gunshot wound to the groin area. The victim was treated and released.

The shooting is under investigation.

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