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Man shot while exiting truck

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BEAUFORT, SC (WTOC) -

A man who had been sitting in his truck Friday night was shot when he got out to confront two armed suspects.

It happened before midnight at 84 Broad River Blvd. A 53-year-old man had been sitting in his truck and two black males wearing white masks over their faces went up to his truck. One suspect had a handgun and the other had a long gun and they ordered to remove his clothing, he refused and was shot in the torso, according to the sheriff's office.

The victim ran away and called a relative to pick him up and take him to Beaufort Memorial Hospital. He suffered non-life-threatening injuries. His condition has not been disclosed.

Anyone with information can call CrimeStoppers or Investigator Cpl B. Disbrow at 843.255.3407.

To report crime, citizens can call Crimestoppers at 888.CRIME.SC (274-6372) or text the word TIPSC with a message to CRIMES (274637).

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