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Three injured in two separate shootings

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COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) -

Two men and a woman were injured after two separate shootings Saturday morning. 

Richland County Sheriff's deputies were called to the Palmetto Inn around 4 a.m. and found a man and a woman injured from gunshot wounds in a motel room.

The victims were transported to Palmetto Richland with non-life threatening injuries, Richland County Sheriff's Department spokesman Sgt. Curtis Wilson said. 

The suspect fled the scene and deputies continue to investigate, Wilson said.

A second man was shot in the upper body in the 4100 block of Shorecrest Drive after a verbal altercation with another man, Wilson said. 

The victim was transported to Palmetto Richland and is expected to be ok. 

Deputies say the victims knew the suspects and are continuing to follow leads. 

Anyone with information on the shootings is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

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