Shots fired lead to hoax kidnapping, one dead snake

Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a call in reference to a kidnapping and shots being fired in the area, just to find out that all the commotion was over a snake being discovered behind a home.

According to the report, dispatch received a call from a neighbor around 5:30p.m., on July 15, stating that screams and several shots were heard coming from a nearby residence.