Men in serious condition after Harmony Court shooting


Sumter police are searching for two men reportedly involved in the shooting of two workers Friday afternoon at an apartment building.

According to a news release, two maintenance men were at Harmony Court Apartments, 350 Harmony Court, when a dark-colored Dodge Charger pulled up to them and one masked man in the car got out and demanded money from them at gunpoint. The man fired several shots from a handgun, then got back in the vehicle, and the car fled the scene.

At least one other masked man was in the vehicle, and according to the release, it isn't clear which was the driver.

The workers both were wounded and sent to a Columbia hospital. They were listed as of Friday evening in serious condition.

If you have any information about the shooting, call Sumter Police Department at (803) 436-2700.

Information can also be given anonymously by calling CrimeStoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC. A cash reward may be available for information leading to an arrest.