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BCSO identify shooting suspect

Omar Lamont Habersham (provided)

BURTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that left one man with several gunshot wounds to his lower torso.

According to a release, a 32-year-old man was shot in his living room at his home on Coinbow Loop at about 11 p.m. Thursday.

The victim told deputies a black male broke in through a back door and then fired several rounds, many of which hit the victim.

Deputies said the suspect, identified later as 36-year-old Omar Lamont Habersham, fled the area in an unknown direction.{}

Habersham is described as a black male, approximately 5'07", weighing 165 pounds with short/shaved hair. He should be considered armed and dangerous.

The victim was treated for non-life-threatening injuries. He was later released from hospital.

Habersham is wanted for Attempted Murder and Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Violent Crime.

If you have any information, you are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 554-1111 or Investigator Sgt A. Zsamar at 843-255-3408.

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