Man shot in neck flown to hospital

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Jonathan Vickery - Staff Writer

A man was airlifted to the hospital Tuesday night after being shot in the neck.
The 30-year-old male victim, whose name has not been released, was shot around 6:15 p.m. on Solomon Blatt Avenue near the corner of Eagle Street in Blackville, according to Blackville Police Chief John Holston.
The victim suffered a single gunshot wound to his neck, which Holston said doesn't appear to be life threatening at this time. The victim was transported via medical helicopter to an area hospital, according to EMS transmissions.
A suspect has been identified, but is not in custody at this time, said Holston. The suspect's name has not been released.
The shooting is under investigation by the Blackville Police Department.
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