Gunfire erupts from vehicles chasing each other in Richland County

Published: Jul. 23, 2016 at 6:32 PM EDT|Updated: Jul. 25, 2016 at 10:51 AM EDT
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COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - Richland County deputies are investigating a high-speed chase between two cars, which included gunfire, and ended with a car crashed into a home.

According to the Richland County Sheriff's Department, deputies responded to a call at about 4 a.m. Saturday morning of two cars chasing each other. One of the cars, a Mazda, ended up crashing into a home on Folkstone Court.

Deputies say the occupant(s) of the Mazda fled the scene of the crash. There were no injuries reported in the crash.

Deputies then responded to a local hospital where they say a victim with gunshot wounds to the upper body was a part of the car chase. The victim's injuries are non-life-threatening and deputies say this person was not in the Mazda.

No arrests have been made in this incident but RCSD continues to investigate.

Anyone with any information on this car chase and shooting is urged to contact Crimestoppers in any of the following ways:

PHONE: Call 1-888-CRIME SC (888-274-6372)

TEXT: TIPSC plus your tip info to CRIMES (274637)

ONLINE: and email a tip.

Your identity will be kept anonymous, and if your tip leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.

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