Masked gunman opens fire at haunted trail, one injured | Crime
YORK COUNTY, SC - A night of fun and frights turned into real-life scares and danger when police say an armed masked-man robbed and shot a haunted trail worker in York County.
According to the York County Sheriff's Office report, the shooting happened late Saturday night at the "Trail of Terror" around 10:40 pm at 2794 Tuckaway Road.
Deputies say when they arrived at the haunted trail they found ticket collector James Douglas Rockholt, 56, laying on the ground with a gunshot wound. Deputies say he was shot in his upper left chest near his shoulder.
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Witnesses told deputies that a masked African-American man carrying a handgun approached the table where Douglas was sitting and took more than $1,000 in cash.
That's when the masked-gunman opened fire, witnesses told deputies, hitting Douglas once.
According to the report, the gunman then ran towards Tuckaway Road, where he got into the passenger side of a dark black or blue, older-model Chevy Caprice.
Deputies say one of witnesses at the haunted trail fired a handgun at the suspect as he got into the rear driver's side of the sedan.
The gunman was able to get away and deputies are seraching for him.
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