Update: Shoot out near Drawdy Park

WINNSBORO: The Voice received clarification this morning that two people, not three as previously reported, were shot in last night’s shooting in the Drawdy Park area behind the Fairfield County Administration Building in Winnsboro.

One victim was shot in the leg and another was possibly grazed by a bullet.

A third victim, who was injured from an alleged beating, was taken to Richland Memorial Hospital in Columbia.

The Voice will continue to update as more information becomes available.

Updated 10/25/18 12:59 p.m.


WINNSBORO – Three people were shot in the area of Drawdy Park behind the Fairfield County Administration Building about 7 p.m. Wednesday evening, according to county officials. All three were taken to Fairfield Memorial Hospital where officials say one victim is in critical condition and was transferred to Richland Memorial Hospital in Columbia. A second victim was shot in the leg and another was grazed by a bullet.

Officials report there were possibly multiple shooters and that the shots were fired following a fight that broke out among a large number of teens gathered in the park.

No one is in custody at this time.

The investigation is being conducted by the Winnsboro Department of Public Safety and the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division.

The Voice will update as more information becomes available.

10/24/18 8:41 p.m.

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