Deputies investigating drive-by shooting in Goose Creek

Published: Sep. 17, 2016 at 10:32 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 18, 2016 at 1:49 AM EDT
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GOOSE CREEK, SC (WCSC) - Berkeley County deputies are investigating a shooting in Goose Creek that sent one man to the hospital.

Deputies responded to a panic alarm at approximately 3:07 p.m. at the Rainbow Mart Store located at 1055 Old Back River Road in Goose Creek.

The call reported that shots were heard in the immediate area around the store.

At approximately 3:25 p.m., a drive by shooting was reported in the 100 block of Rosedale Avenue, just a few blocks from the Rainbow Mart.

Two men were in a white Toyota Camry and exited the vehicle and walked away from the vehicle towards the corner of Rosedale Avenue and Princeton Drive. At some point, unknown men in a dark colored Chrysler 200, started firing shots out of the vehicle as it sped away, according to Chief Deputy Mike Cochran.

One of the men from the white Camry was shot in the gunfire exchange.

The other took the injured man to Trident Hospital where he was undergoing surgery Saturday evening.

The identity of the shooting victim and the other males involved are not known at this time.

The Chrysler 200 or similar vehicle is missing a side mirror, according to deputies.

Detectives are asking anyone who may have information about this shooting to contact the Berkeley County Sheriff's Office at (843) 719-4412 or CrimeStoppers of the Lowcountry at (843) 554-1111.

This is a developing story. Check back for additional information.

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