Man shot through door by suspect asking for ex-girlfriend

Laurens Co. deputies investigate sexual assault

GAFFNEY, SC (WSPA) – A man has been shot in Cherokee County.

The shooting happened on Eastview Street in Gaffney after a man went to talk to his ex-girlfriend at the home, according to the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office.

The incident was reported between 4 and 4:30, Tuesday morning.

Deputies say the woman refused to come out, so he fired multiple shots through the door. One of the bullets struck a man inside the home in the arm, reports say.

The victim was taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries, according to deputies.

Deputies say they have a person of interest, but they do not want to release the suspect’s name yet.

If deputies don’t find the suspect by this afternoon, they will release his name and picture.

We’ll update the story here.


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