Search for suspect continues after 1 person is injured in Lincolnville shooting

LINCOLNVILLE, S.C. (WCBD)- Deputies are investigating a shooting in Lincolnville Thursday shortly after 4 p.m.

According to authorities, a 25-year-old man was shot at East Cain Street, ran to the store, Fred’s,  on College Park Road and called for help.

The man was taken to the hospital and has since been released.

Deputies were following up on leads to that shooting incident that brought them to 110 Watson Street. During that investigation officers determined they needed to serve an arrest warrant for that home. Because the search was considered high risk due to its connection with a shooting investigation SWAT officers were brought in to assist with the search warrant, which according to the Charleston County Sheriffs Office is standard protocol.

After 30 minutes SWAT and Charleston County Sheriffs deputies were able to enter the home where they did not find the suspect in connection to the shooting incident. However sheriff’s deputies did find a man who was wanted for a family court warrant.  That suspect was brought into custody.

According to the Charleston County Sheriff’s office they are still searching for a suspect in this shooting incident and do not have any arrest warrants out for suspects at this time.

The Charleston County Sheriffs office also said that  they have had reports of drug activity in this area and on Watson Street and said that this is something that they are looking into.

Anyone with information on this incident  is asked to call authorities at 843-743-7200 or Crime Stoppers at 843-554-1111.

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