Reports: Police looking for suspects after shooting, home invasion
SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCIV) -- Police are searching for a number of people in connection with a home invasion and shooting in Summerville.
The Summerville Journal Scene reports a man was found shot after a home invasion on Shamrock Drive Wednesday morning and that police are looking for four suspects and that it was unclear if the man shot was a homeowner or suspect.
According to the Post and Courier, the shooting happened just after 10:30 a.m.
Summerville Police Department spokesperson Capt. Jon Rogers said by email, "Yes, we are working an incident."
At the scene of the incident, Rogers told ABCNews4 that as many as four people forced their way into a home on Myrtle Place. One person was shot in the incident, but due to conflicting reports, they are not sure who the person is.
Rogers said police do not know who fired the shots or where the injured person was hit. Reporter Christina Elmore said police found a man shot in the abdomen.
She also reports a person was shot with a Taser for running from police in the resulting manhunt, but that may have nothing to do with the shooting and home invasion.
Around 1:20 p.m. Summerville police released a statement to media saying they had responded to 100 Myrtle Place for a burglary in progress and were told a man had been shot and taken to the hospital.
The statement says witnesses told officers that two or four people with masks entered the residence.
The suspects were described as males, wearing all black clothing and others wearing camouflage clothing.
Capt. Rogers says they are in the early stages of the investigation and will release more information if it comes available.
If anyone has information on the incident please call the Summerville Police Department at 851-4100 or Crime Stoppers at 554-1111.