Orangeburg County man shot in the face

ORANGEBURG COUNTY, SC (WIS) - An Orangeburg County man was shot in the face with a shotgun, and his killers are still on the loose.

Deputies discovered the man's body in a wooded area on Ninety Six Road in Neeses. Investigators say the man was shot in the face at close range.

Around 10pm Monday night deputies got a call about a shooting. When they arrived, they found Larry Bloome dead.

Officials say Bloome was around the age of 60 and from the Neeses area.

According to the report, witnesses told investigators two men were with Bloome when one man shot Bloome in the face. The other man threatened to shoot the witnesses before getting something out of the victim's car.

Both men left in a blue four-door Chevrolet.

Deputies don't know why Bloome was killed.

WIS News 10's Maggie Alexander spoke to a witness on the phone who said he didn't want to talk because the suspects were still at large.

Reported by Maggie Alexander

Posted by Chantelle Janelle