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Authorities investigating attempted robbery, shooting in Moncks Corner

MONCKS CORNER, SC (WCBD) – Authorities in Moncks Corner are investigating a shooting incident that happened near the Berkeley Place Apartments just before noon.

Police say an individual was shot near a townhome off Gulledge Street during what appeared to be an attempted robbery.

Chief Rick Ollic told News 2’s Raymond Owens a woman called 911 at 11:30 a.m. saying someone was trying to break into their home. He said two people entered the home – wearing black and camouflage clothing – and fired several shots, hitting a man who was inside the home.

That man has been transported to an area hospital for treatment.

Chief Ollic said the suspects were able to get away. Witnesses said they believed the suspects took off in a red vehicle.

Several pieces of evidence were left near the Berkeley Place Apartments as suspects fled the scene. Some of the items included what appeared to be jewelry, a jar of change and a plastic box.

Details about the suspects are unknown. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call police.

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