GREENVILLE, S.C. (WSPA) – Deputies are investigating a shooting in Greenville County.
According to the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a call around 2:33 a.m. in reference to shots fired in the area of Columbia Avenue.
The sheriff’s office said, upon arrival, deputies found a woman suffering from at least one gunshot wound.
The female was taken to the hospital according to deputies. Her condition is unknown at this time.
Esperanza Alaniz Perez told 7NEWS this was not the first shooting in the neighborhood. She said she worries for her family at times.
“It is crazy because there are kids around here,” Alaniz Perez said. “There are moments when I don’t feel like my brothers are safe outside simply because I know the people who are around us aren’t in good paths or good footsteps.”
Investigators said they have not released any information about a possible motive or suspect. Neighbors said they hope the violence stops.
“It’s crazy how people don’t think that there are kids here, and it [shooting] traumatizes kids a lot physically and mentally. They don’t take that into consideration.”
According to the sheriff’s office, the investigation is in its early stages and more information will be provided when it becomes available.