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Man shot on Wilderness Trail in Blacksburg, deputies looking for person of interest

BLACKSBURG, SC (WSPA) - A man was shot on Wilderness Trail in Blacksburg, according to Cherokee Co. Sheriff's Office.

Deputies said it happened in the 200 block of that street at about 3:45 p.m. Thursday.

According to deputies, the shooter walked up to a silver and black 1993 Dodge Ram extended cab pickup truck and shot the victim several times. 

The shooter fled the scene and remains unknown, deputies said. 

Deputies are looking for a person of interest that they described as a white male that is approximately 30-45 years of age, according to deputies. The male is about six-foot-tall and weighs about 250 pounds. 

Deputies said they are also searching for white vehicle that is possibly a Chevrolet Impala with a North Carolina license plate.

A neighbor described what they heard during the time of the accident.  

"I think about six shots... I was laying down," said neighbor Frank Pruett.

The victim was airlifted to Spartanburg Regional Hospital, according to deputies.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-888-CRIMESC or Investigator Tim Brasier at 864-489-4722.

We will update this article when we get more information.


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