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Suspects sought after West Ashley shooting sends two to the hospital

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CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) -

Investigators are searching for suspects after a shooting in West Ashley injured two people Tuesday evening. 

Authorities say shortly before 6 p.m., two males driving a white Grand AM drove up to the victim who was talking to two female acquaintances at the 700 block of Cartwright Drive in the Ponderosa subdivision.

According to investigators, the two men in the vehicle started an argument with the victim which escalated into a physical altercation. 

Maj. Eric Watson with the sheriff's office says the victim was then shot "in his abdomen or the lower part of his body."

The two suspects then fled the scene in their vehicle. 

The victim was transported to MUSC. 

On Tuesday night, investigators say another victim from the shooting showed up at Roper Saint Francis. 

According to CCSO officials, the subject claimed to have been shot while walking near Cartwright Drive. The victim is being treated for a single gunshot wound. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 554-1111. 

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