Deputies investigating double shooting in Cherokee County

Published: May. 18, 2022 at 9:08 PM EDT|Updated: May. 20, 2022 at 3:44 PM EDT
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GAFFNEY, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office says they responded to a double shooting in Gaffney on Wednesday.

According to the sheriff, a victim was shot on Second Avenue near Fifth Street Landing.

When bystanders jumped in to help, the sheriff says the suspect’s gun went off and he shot himself accidentally.

The victim and suspect are hospitalized.

Stay with FOX Carolina for updates on this developing story.