Andrews man shot in the leg in Williamsburg County

NESMITH, S.C. — The Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an early morning shooting in Nesmith.

Authorities say on Tuesday, June 28 at 1:30 a.m., deputies with the Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Office and the South Carolina Highway Patrol responded to a reported shooting that took place on Nesmith Road.

Investigators say Aldell Pressley, 33, of Andrews was shot in the leg.  Pressley was flown to an area hospital and is currently stable.

A preliminary investigation reveals the  shooting took place on the road. Law enforcement received reports of drag racing in the area prior to the shooting incident, according to a news release.

If you have any information about the incident, contact the Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Office at 843-355-6381 ext. 4534

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