WDPS investigates shooting on Garden St.

WINNSBORO – The Winnsboro Department of Public Safety is looking for an assailant they say will be charged with assault and battery (weapon) for shooting a 31-year-old male.

When WDPS officers responded to a shots-fired incident on Garden Street in Winnsboro at about 10:40 p.m. on December 11, they arrived to find a large crowd gathered in front of Wyman’s church. Nearby, a man was lying on the ground next to the back wheel on the passenger side of a green SUV.  Upon further inspection, officers determined that the he had been shot.

Officers dispatched EMS who transferred the victim to the Providence Fairfield ER.

The incident is being investigated by the Winnsboro Department of Public Safety. Anyone with information about the incident should contact the WDPS at 803-635-4511.