A fight over a girl is being blamed for a Newberry County shooting that required a man to be air lifted to Palmetto Health Richland for emergency treatment.
Newberry County Sheriff's deputies responded to reports of the shooting on Hendrix Road around 2:30 a.m. this morning, the sheriff's office said.
The deputies' report said there were several people in the road arguing when one person pulled out a pistol and shot the victim in the chest.
An acquaintance drove the victim, Ernest Leon Goree, 27, of Odell Road, Newberry, to Newberry County Memorial Hospital, but he was then air lifted to Palmetto Health Richland.
Investigators are looking for three brothers named as suspects in the case: