Deputies investigating reported shooting in Ridgeville

RIDGEVILLE, SC (WCSC) - Dorchester County deputies responded Saturday night to a reported shooting in the Ridgeville area.

The incident was reported along Highway 78, according to Chief Deputy Sam Richardson. But the circumstances surrounding the incident remain unclear.

Witnesses reported seeing a heavy law enforcement presence at a convenience store in the area, but authorities have not confirmed that is where the shooting took place.

There has also been no official word on whether anyone was actually shot, the severity of their injuries or whether any arrests have been made.

Deputies cited the active investigation as a reason for not releasing details.

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