Officials investigating after man found shot near house fire in Anderson

Authorities in Anderson say they're investigating a shooting and a fire in the same area.
Published: Sep. 29, 2023 at 5:27 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 30, 2023 at 3:27 PM EDT
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ANDERSON, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - Anderson Police said a man was found shot near a house fire on Friday afternoon.

According to police, officers were called to the area of Carver Street and Scott Drive in reference to shots fire.

The Anderson Fire Department was also called to the scene due to the house fire in the same area at around 4:22 p.m.

Anderson Fire said once on scene, they saw the house on fire, but no one was inside. They also saw the gunshot victim and offered him aid before police arrived.

According to officers, the person had been grazed in the thigh by a bullet.

Anderson Fire is investigating to determine the cause of the fire. However, there is no word on whether the two situations are connected. We will update this story as we learn more.

This is all the information we have at this time. Stay with FOX Carolina as we work to learn more.