Officers discover man with gunshot to the head in Orangeburg
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (WIS) -The Orangeburg Department of Public Safety said they’re investigating a Sunday night shooting.
On Oct. 23 a man was discovered with a gunshot wound to the head by officers on patrol. He was found inside a vehicle at around 8:20 p.m. near Riverside Dr.
An incident report said officers found the man slumped over the center console with blood inside the vehicle. The victim had a gunshot wound on his face. The man did not have a pulse on discovery.
Police located shell casings on the floorboard but did not find a firearm. The coroner found an injury on the man’s hand which could have been a defensive wound and said that the shooting could have happened several hours before the victim was found.
The investigation found a round had struck the steering column and bullet fragments were found on the passenger seat.
This is a developing story and will be updated as we learn more.
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