“Pickens County Sheriff’s Office Investigates Shooting on Dublin Lane in Pickens”

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The Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating an incident where an adult male received a gunshot wound to the leg following a verbal altercation.

Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to reports of a gunshot victim at a residence on Dublin Lane at approximately 9:00am this morning.

Preliminary investigation indicates that multiple adults were at a mobile home when a verbal dispute escalated to one person being shot in the leg with a single barrel shotgun that was recovered at the scene.

Detectives are currently interviewing a person of interest at the Sheriff’s Office while the victim is being treated at a local hospital with what is believed to be a non-life threatening injury.

Status updates regarding this investigation will be disseminated in the form of a media release once the incident has been thoroughly investigated.