A 23-year-old Orangeburg man was shot in the thigh as he walked along Bamberg Road, according to a sheriff’s office incident report.
The man’s sister drove him to the Regional Medical Center at 7 p.m. Friday. Staff called the sheriff’s office.
The man told deputies that he was walking on the side of the road past the flea market on Bamberg Road when he heard two gunshots.
Once he realized he’d been struck in the thigh, about six inches above his knee, he fell to the ground.
He told deputies that he didn’t see any vehicles or anyone once he got back up. That’s when he called his sister to take him to the hospital.
In other reports, a rash of burglaries occurred off of Campground Road, near Eutawville.
Deputies responded to six different calls for burglaries in the area on Friday.
The first burglary occurred on the 100 block of Campground Road.
A homeowner said that he noticed his 2004 EZ-GO electric golf cart missing around 9 a.m.
He told deputies he’d “dummy locked” it to one of the legs of a canvas canopy.
The golf cart has a white roof with a minor lift kit, chrome and black rims, mud-terrain tires and a camouflage seat.
The value of the stolen golf cart is $4,000.
At 2:07 p.m., a Chokeberry Circle man called deputies to report that someone attempted to steal his green electric EZ-GO golf cart.
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He said that his neighbor called to tell him that he’d found the golf cart parked under a carport at another Chokeberry Circle residence.
The golf cart is valued at $5,000.
The mother of another Chokeberry Circle resident called deputies at 2:09 p.m. to report that someone burglarized her son’s home and stole a 45-inch flatscreen television and a kayak.
The value of the stolen items is $1,900.
Deputies received a call from another Campground Road resident at 3:06 p.m. Thieves stole a yellow DeWalt portable power metal saw, two green Metabo six-inch grinders and a yellow DeWalt electric sawzall.
The value of the stolen tools is $800.
Two more Chokeberry Circle residents called to report burglaries.
At 3:49 p.m., a man reported that someone pried open his shed door and stole a pressure washer and an orange, gas-powered EZ-GO golf cart.
The golf cart has a minor lift, chrome rims, mud-terrain tire, white roof, fog lights and a Cadillac symbol on the front.
The pressure washer and golf cart are valued at $8,550.
The next resident called deputies at 4:45 p.m. to report that someone stole his white Yamaha G29 golf cart. It is valued at $3,500.
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Someone stole an air conditioning unit from Davita Dialysis at 1080 Summers Avenue.
An employee reported the theft on Monday.
The large Lennox brand unit is valued at $12,000.