One injured after drive by shooting

COLUMBIA (WACH) - A person is injured tonight after a drive by shooting.

Richland County Sheriff's Deputies report they responded to shots fired around 3:00 Saturday morning.

The victim states he was walking on Patricia Drive near Leesburg Road when a dark SUV drove by.

The victim then heard gunshots and began running before realizing he had been shot in the lower body.

EMS transported the victim to Palmetto Richland.

The victim said he did not want to file a report or waste the deputies' time.

He refused to cooperate but deputies documented the incident anyways.

The incident is still under investigation.

You are urged to call crime stoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC if you have any information.