Elderly woman hides in bathroom as burglar fires 2 shots

LADSON, S.C. (WCIV) - An elderly woman woke up early Tuesday morning to find an unknown man standing in her home.

According to a Dorchester County Sheriff's Office incident report, the woman told deputies she was asleep when an unknown man turned on the hallway light in her Richter Drive home.

The woman told deputies she screamed and the man fired two shots at her. She ran to her bathroom and locked herself inside for several minutes. She told deputies she only left the bathroom to find a phone and call police.

During a search of the home, deputies found a shell casing on the floor in the hallway and a bullet hole in a dresser.

Deputies have not identified the suspect.