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James Island woman hospitalized after 2nd Greenhill Road shooting in 3 days

Forensics investigators scour the scene of a shooting off Greenhill Road on James Island, June 12 (WCIV).jpg
Forensics investigators scour the scene of a shooting off Greenhill Road on James Island, June 12 (WCIV)

Charleston County Sheriff's Office investigators say a woman is in the hospital after being shot in the stomach inside her James Island home early Tuesday morning.

Deputies arrived around 3 a.m. to find the woman wounded inside her home along the 1000 block of Greenhill Road, the sheriff's office says.

Whoever fired the gunshots did so from outside the woman's home, investigators say. Deputies found several spent shell casings lying in the road in front of the residence.

Investigators are working to determine a motive for the shooting, and how it may be connected to another deadly shooting on Greenhill Road June 10. Detectives believe that the incidents are related.

Anybody with information is asked to call the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office at 843-202-1700, or Crime Stoppers of the Lowcountry at 843-554-1111.