ORANGEBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - Investigators are continuing their investigation into a fatal shooting in Orangeburg County Tuesday night.
The sheriff’s office announced Wednesday afternoon that they were looking for a person of interest, but later said that they determined that the individual had no new information.
Deputies responded to Shadowlawn Drive around 9 p.m. for a call about a shooting.
Witnesses told investigators that they were at the basketball courts behind Brookdale Elementary School when they fled after hearing multiple gunshots.
“They said they didn’t realize the 28-year-old Orangeburg man had been shot until later,” OCSO officials said. “The victim was transported to the Regional Medical Center where he was later declared deceased.”