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Two injured in reported shooting near Coastal Carolina campus, Conway police say

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Two people were injured in a reported shooting near Coastal Carolina University’s campus on Saturday morning.

Conway police say the shooting was reported around 2 a.m. near 702 S.C. Highway 544. Two people went to the hospital for treatment.

Multiple police agencies, including CCU police, responded to the scene to investigate. Anyone with information is asked to contact Conway police at 843-248-1790.

One of the victims was found near a Founders Drive gas station, according to Coastal Carolina. The incident happened off-campus and neither person was a student, CCU officials said.

A suspect left the area in a red Dodge Charger, according to CCU. No other suspect information has been released.

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Alex Lang is the True Crime reporter for The Sun News covering the legal system and how crime impacts local residents. He says letting residents know if they are safe is a vital role of a newspaper. Alex has covered crime in Detroit, Iowa, New York City, West Virginia and now Horry County.
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