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Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Office deputies are investigating a shooting incident that sent a man to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg. On August 8, deputies responded to a shooting at Fallen Angel Weaponry in Hemingway to find a victim being treated by EMS. 

According to an incident report, an investigation revealed the victim was at the business when the owner was demonstrating to someone how to clear a weapon when the weapon fired. The victim who was standing behind the counter was struck by the projectile. The victim was transported to an area hospital.

Anyone with knowledge of information regarding the incident is asked to contact the Criminal Investigation Division at (843) 355-6381. Callers do not have to reveal their identity to leave information.