Police: Man shot in leg taking trash to dumpster at Summerville apartment complex

VIDEO: Authorities work reported shooting at Summerville apartment complex

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCSC) - A Summerville man was shot in the leg Wednesday night, according to a police report.

Officers responded to the Gates of Summerville apartment complex off of Boonehill Road just after 10:30 p.m. where they found the victim in the parking lot.

The victim told officers he was dumping trash into a dumpster in the parking lot when he heard a shot and then fell down. He stated he didn’t see anybody else or any cars leaving the area.

A bystander then went over to help the victim and put his belt around the wound until paramedics arrived, according to the report.

Officials with the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office said they assisted police with the shooting.

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