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Police searching for Galivants Ferry drive-by shooting suspect

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HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - Officers responded to a gunshot victim at Loris Hospital Saturday. An apparent drive-by shooting took place on Swamp Road in Galivants Ferry.

A 43-year-old woman reported that she ran her car into a ditch after being pursued and shot at by unknown parties at 1:15 a.m. Saturday.

The victim also reported that while she was driving on Joyner Swamp Road, she noticed a car tailgating her. The suspects car moved to pass her vehicle on the left, she then heard gunshots as the car passed. At this time the woman crouched down in her seat protecting herself and drove into a ditch. After she exited her car, she ran into nearby woods fearing the suspect would return.

Officers found that her vehicle was shot at and located spent shall casings on the road.

The victim was not shot in this incident, however did have injuries from the shattered glass in the vehicle.

The victim also stated that she doesn't know how long she was in the woods, but when she discovered the suspect was gone, she began walking down Louisville Road. As she was walking down Louisville Road, a white male and female picked her up and took her to her daughter's house. Once the victim was at her daughter's house, her daughter then took her to Loris hospital.

 Anyone with information is asked to contact the Horry County Police at 843-915-TIPS (8477).  

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