West Columbia, SC (Paul Kirby) – The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a shots fired call near McGregor Downs Mobile Home Park off Woodberry Road that occurred Thursday afternoon. This is in the area of Fat Boys off Augusta Road.
According to Captain Adam Myrick, spokesman for the department, after deputies arrived on the scene they found that no one was injured and no property was damaged in the incident. The did recover a weapon at the location.
Deputies used K-9s to search for a man that apparently fled from the scene. Myrick said that they wanted to question the man in regard to what occurred at the incident location. He said that the entire situation apparently stemmed from an altercation between two specific individuals and was not a random act of violence.
The sheriff’s department spokesman has said that they will update the public as more pertinent information becomes available. They had cleared the scene sometime after 5 p.m. Thursday.