Police seek shooter after victim discovered during traffic stop - FOX Carolina 21

Police seek shooter after victim discovered during traffic stop

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SPARTANBURG, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Spartanburg police said they discovered someone had been shot when the pulled the wounded man over during a traffic stop.

According to police reports, officers patrolling downtown Spartanburg about 12:30 a.m. on Saturday saw a gold Ford Explorer run a stop sign, nearly hitting the officers' patrol vehicle.

The officers turned around and began pursuing the vehicle with lights and siren on, and said they noticed the vehicle swerving into the oncoming lane and onto the sidewalk.

Officers said the SUV ran another red light before coming to a stop on Carolina Avenue.

Officers said the male driver then got out of the vehicle with blood on his clothes. The man then shouted that he had been shot and collapsed, according to the report.

Officers said they soon found out the man has been shot in the arm and the leg, and found bullet holes on the vehicle.

The victim told officers he was leaving a friend's house on Union Street, when someone started shooting at him.

The victim said he didn't know who the shooter was, according to the report.

The man was then taken to the hospital. An update on his condition has not been released.

Officers have not announced any suspects or arrests in the case.

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