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Lexington County deputies, Pelion police investigating shooting

LEXINGTON, S.C. – A Swansea man is recovering in jail from a gunshot wound he suffered during a burglary in Pelion Tuesday morning.

Tommy Lee Hively, 34, was shot as he tried to break into a family member’s house in the 700 block of Fort Ridge Trail, according to deputies.

Hively was arrested and transferred to the Lexington County Detention Center after receiving treatment at a local hospital for a non-life threatening gunshot wound.

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department and the Pelion Police Department are investigating the burglary and the shooting incident. A burglary charge is pending against Hively.

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