The Richland County Sheriff’s Department is questioning a man involved in a shooting this afternoon.
The shooting occurred shortly before 4 p.m. in the 1000 block of White House Road, just off Bluff Road, according to department spokesman Curtis Wilson said.
Two men were headed for a fishing pond on the gravel road when the shooting occurred. One of the men was hit in the upper body, Wilson said, adding he was taken to Palmetto Richland Hospital with a serious wound.
Authorities responding to the scene were told the shooting, which involved a handgun, was accidental, Wilson said.
Neither man was identified.