Pageland police: Credible reports of gunshots at Watermelon Festival

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By The Staff

Pageland police report they have credible, but unsubstantiated, reports that shots were fired on the evening of July 22 at the Watermelon Festival.
"People gave us credible information about shots fired," said Sgt. Corey McIlwain, but no shell casings have been found and no one has come forward to identify the alleged shooter. Mcllwain said the shots were not aimed at anyone and no one was injured.
There have been several reports that people suffered minor injuries as they fled the scene near the town's gazebo.

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