Mother, daughter injured by stray bullet while inside Greenwood home

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GREENWOOD, S.C. (WSPA) – Greenwood Police responded to a home on Chipley Avenue early Tuesday morning after a mother and daughter were reportedly shot by a stray bullet fired nearby.

Police said several shots were fired at about 1 a.m. while people were arguing on Chipley Avenue.

A stray bullet went through a wall of a home and hit two people, according to police. Each woman suffered a minor leg injury.

According to police department report, the woman told officers that she and her daughter, who has Cerebral Palsy, were lying down in bed when she got up to use the restroom, and noticed she had been shot in her left leg and said blood was going down her leg.

The woman told police she was unaware of what time she was shot.

Officers said the bullet appeared to go through one victim’s leg and then it hit the other victim’s knee.

They were taken to Self Regional Healthcare for treatment.

Police will continue to investigate the shooting.

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