Police investigating shooting in Nexton community in Summerville

SUMMERVILLE, SC (WCSC) - Police are investigating a shooting in Summerville that injured one person Tuesday night.

According to Summerville police, it happened at the Parks at Nexton apartments on Pine Trail Lane.

The responding officers found the victim laying on his back and was conscious, but bleeding from the head, according to the incident report.

Witnesses said two men were trying to rob the victim of cash in his pocket and the men ran off, the report said. The victim confirmed the witness account in his narrative and added he was shot by one of them. The officer stated in the incident report that he saw a bullet entry and exit wound through the left shoulder.

Another witness said he heard people arguing and then heard a gunshot, the report said.

Officers are continuing the investigation.

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