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Victim Shot 4 Times During Robbery Attempt

12:33 PM, Oct 14, 2013   |    comments
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Columbia, SC (WLTX) -- A robbery attempt near the corner of Olympia Avenue and Lacy Street in Columbia resulted in one victim being shot four times.

According to Richland County Deputies, the victim and his girlfriend were walking just after midnight early Monday morning when they were approached by an individual with a gun.

The suspect with the gun demanded the couple get on the ground and give him money. 

The suspect then shot the male victim four times in the upper body, and the woman ran from the area to escape.

The victim was transported to an area hospital and is being treated for his injuries.

Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

You can also e-mail a tip by visiting

There is also the option of sending a text, in by texting "TIPSC" plus your tip information to CRIMES (274637). Either way you choose, your identity will remain anonymous, and you could be eligible for a cash reward.

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