Person Shot Inside Emergency Room

Shooter taken into custody

Patrick Gentry
April 10, 2019 - 11:40 am

Authorities say one person has been shot inside the emergency room of a South Carolina hospital.

Regional Medical Center in Orangeburg says the person who was wounded was immediately taken into surgery after the shooting around 8:45 a.m. Wednesday.

The hospital said in a statement that it had no other details about the person's condition.

The hospital says the shooter was taken into custody. Orangeburg County deputies didn't immediately return phone calls seeking more information.

Officials say the emergency room remains closed as deputies investigate the shooting, but the rest of the hospital is open and operating normally.

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