Man fires shots into car on 1-26, one injured, says LCSD

Deputies comfort a young passenger who was not injured while riding in a car witnesses say was shot at Monday afternoon on I-26. LCSD photo.

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a shooting on I-26 near Exit 113.

Witnesses told deputies that a man on a motorcycle fired shots into a car while traveling on the interstate. One person was injured in the car. The individual has been transported for treatment.

According to Capt. Adam Myrick of the LCSD, the investigation is underway in a business parking lot in the 2400 block of Charleston Highway. That’s where the car stopped after being fired upon. Crime scene investigators are processing the car and collecting potential evidence from the immediate area.

Myrick said community tips could prove to be important in identifying the motorcycle driver who – according to witnesses – was involved in the shooting. Please share tips w/ at 888-CRIME-SC. You will remain anonymous and could be eligible for a cash reward.

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