Drive-by shooting at South Carolina Waffle House leaves four injured, one dead, police say

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Source: MEGA

Oct. 5 2021, Published 12:35 p.m. ET

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A drive-by shooting at a Waffle House in South Carolina left one person dead and four people injured as police hunt for the shooter.

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Around 4 a.m. Oct. 4, shots rang out at a Waffle House outside of Bishopville, South Carolina, police said.

According to authorities, investigators believe a light-colored small sedan drove by the restaurant and a person inside the vehicle opened fire.

Five people were shot, police said. It included three customers inside the restaurant and one employee. The fifth person was outside of the Waffle House when they were shot and killed.

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The four victims were taken to local hospitals and officials were not sure of their current conditions or if they had been released, News 19 reported.

Authorities said they are looking at surveillance video to help find any clues of what led to the shooting. They are also looking for witnesses to the crime to help piece things together, police said.

Officials said they believe the shooting was an isolated event, as they have not had any other reports of incidents taking place around the same time.

Anyone with information regarding the shooting are asked to call the Lee County Sheriff’s Office at (803) 484-5353.


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