1 shot in Spartanburg, police say

Spartanburg police investigate a shooting on Lucerne Drive Thursday night.
Spartanburg police investigate a shooting on Lucerne Drive Thursday night.

SPARTANBURG CO. (WSPA) – Spartanburg police are investigating a shooting that has left one person in the hospital.

The victim was taken to the hospital and police say the shooter was still at the scene when they arrived.

The shooting happened Thursday evening on Lucerne Drive at around 7:30pm.

Witnesses tell 7News that they were home when they heard 3 or 4 gunshots in the neighborhood and went outside their home to find an older man in the street, bleeding and asking for help. While witnesses helped the victim, an off-duty officer also stepped in.

A deputy with the Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office held the suspected shooter until police arrived on scene, authorities say.

 

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