Man Shot in Upper Body

The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office this Tuesday evening was investigating a domestic incident that reportedly sent a man to the hospital with gunshot injuries.

Chief Deputy Jarvis Reeder said that Deputies were dispatched to the 1100 block of Simmons Road in Laurens County’s Green Pond Community at 3:27 this afternoon on a report of a domestic violence situation. Reeder said that while Deputies were responding to the call, Laurens County E-911 informed officers that a person inside a residence at the incident location “had inflicted injuries from a gunshot.” The Chief Deputy said that as deputies arrived on the scene on Simmons Road, they observed a male that had an injury consisting of a gunshot wound to the upper extremities of his body. This male was transported to Greenville Memorial Hospital for medical treatment. Reeder said that as of 5:00 this Tuesday evening, the incident remained under investigation of the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office. He said there was no threat to the general public from the incident.