COLLETON COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) — State officials are investigating after a man was reportedly shot by accident while hunting in Colleton County over the weekend.
The accident occurred Saturday morning when emergency officials were called to respond around 10:20 a.m., according to Colleton County Fire-Rescue officials.
The man and other hunters met with rescue officials in the area of Wiggins Road and Grain Bin Road near Chehaw Landing.
Officials said the man suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to the Trauma Center at the Medical University of South Carolina.
The incident is under investigation by the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources.