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Deputies: Female shot in leg in Colleton Co.

COLLETON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) -

Colleton County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a female victim was shot in the leg late Tuesday night.

According to an incident report, deputies responded to 500 Rivers Street around 9:30 p.m. in reference to a possible shots being fired.

Officials met with witnesses, who claimed a woman was shot in the leg at 51 Furlong Street. The victim was transported to the hospital by "some family," according to a witness.

Deputies then met with the victim, who claimed shots were fired from the wood line by an unknown person. Officials say it is believed the shooting was a result from an earlier argument with another female that threatened to shoot the victim.

The victim's wound is non-life threatening, deputies say.

The shooting is under investigation.

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