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Orangeburg County

Sheriff’s Office

An Orangeburg man says he was shot as he was walking down Ellis Avenue, according to a sheriff’s office incident report.

The man arrived at the Regional Medical Center at about 10 p.m. Monday.

Vehicle found in fatal Ellis Ave. hit-and-run; driver sought

He’d suffered a gunshot wound to his left buttocks/outer side of his thigh area.

He told deputies that he was walking down Ellis Avenue, between Redmon Street and an Orangeburg County shop, when the incident occurred.

He heard a gunshot and then felt tingling in his leg.

He didn’t realize at first that he’d been shot.

The man noticed a dark-colored Chevrolet Suburban nearby, the report said.

In other reports:

• Several people were seen firing shots from a green Honda at 11:19 a.m. Friday, according to a sheriff’s office incident report.

A Lantana Court resident was in his backyard with several family members when the vehicle passed.

No one was injured.

• A Holly Hill man reported at 6:47 p.m. Monday that someone stole his pickup truck from his White Sands Road yard, according to a sheriff’s office incident report.

A neighbor reported seeing three men take the 1990 red Nissan pickup truck, which contained the victim’s silver knife and sunglasses.

Deputies were able to recover the vehicle from a private field near the man’s house. His sunglasses and knife weren’t in it.

The vehicle is valued at $2,000 and the knife and sunglasses are valued at $40.

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Martha Rose Brown covers crime and other topics. The South Carolina native has been a journalist for the past 16 years.

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