One man in hospital after late night armed robbery

Published: Sep. 10, 2016 at 3:58 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 10, 2016 at 7:31 PM EDT
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COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - An armed robbery late Friday night left one man in the hospital.

Deputies with the Richland County Sheriff's Department say they responded to the 400 block of Goodwin Way in Columbia for a robbery and shooting incident.

Deputies say the victim in the shooting said he noticed a car following him home from the Wal-Mart gas station on Garners Ferry Road. The victim went on to tell deputies as he walked to his home, 2 unknown black males pushed him down and took his wallet. He said the men then shot him in the lower body.


He was transported to the hospital. His condition is unknown at this time.

Deputies continue to investigate this incident. Anyone with any information 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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