Police investigate shooting in Sumter Walmart parking lot

SUMTER, SC (WIS) - The Sumter Police Department is investigating a shooting incident that took place in the parking lot of Walmart Monday afternoon.

According to a police department incident report, several shots were fired in the parking lot near Murphy USA.

A witness reported seeing four black males standing outside a black Pontiac Grand Prix in row 10 just after 4:30 p.m. According to the report, a black Ford F150 truck pulled up to the area and the two groups got into an argument.

One of the men exited the truck and began firing at the Pontiac, according to the witness. After approximately six shots, the man got into the truck and drove away.

The Grand Prix also left the parking lot. A witness states rounds hit the driver's side window and driver's side frame.

The shooter is described as a young black male wearing a black shirt and camouflage pants.

Police are working to identify the people involved in the incident. If you have any information, you are urged to call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

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