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Orangeburg County shootings kill 1, injure 1

Orangeburg County investigators believe this van was used to leave the scene of an armed robbery in Rowesville on July 22, 2020. (Source: Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office)
Orangeburg County investigators believe this van was used to leave the scene of an armed robbery in Rowesville on July 22, 2020. (Source: Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office)(WRDW)
Published: Jul. 23, 2020 at 1:18 PM EDT
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ORANGEBURG, S.C. (WIS) - Orangeburg County deputies are investigating separate shootings that killed one person and injured another this week.

Homicide claims 28-year-old

A fatal shooting took place on Shadowlawn Drive around 9 p.m. Tuesday.

Witnesses told deputies they were at the basketball courts behind Brookdale Elementary School when they heard gunshots.

Investigators said the victim, a 28-year-old Orangeburg man, was taken to the local hospital by his brother where he died from his injuries.

“This person may have more information on the shooting than what we’ve gathered so far in this investigation,” Orangeburg County Sheriff Leroy Ravenell said regarding Shivers. “It’s still early yet, but this person could possibly be of some help in this case.”

If you have any information about this shooting, please call the Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office at 803-534-3550. You may also contact Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC (888-274-6372).

Robber injures store clerk

Investigators in Orangeburg County need your help identifying a suspect who was involved in an armed robbery Wednesday afternoon.

According to the Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office, a man entered the Quick Mart in Rowesville. He approached the clerk and demanded money. Officials said the store employee was shot in the arm by the suspect during the incident.

After taking an undisclosed amount of money, the gunman left in a gray or silver minivan that was waiting outside of the store.

Deputies said the van may have been involved in a similar robbery that happened last week in Cope.

If you have any information, please call the Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office at 803-534-3550.

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