Orangeburg Sheriff’s Office
A 37-year-old Orangeburg man was shot in the leg on Saturday night in a dispute involving his cousin and the mother of his cousin’s children, according to a sheriff’s office incident report.
The man’s 39-year-old cousin told deputies that he was supposed to go to the apartment to spend time with the mother of his two children.
However, when he spoke with her on the phone, she told him she was at her mother’s house.
The 39-year-old man drove past the apartment complex and saw her vehicle parked there, so he knocked on the door of apartment. He didn’t have a key to the apartment, but told deputies he lived in there.
He knocked on the door several times. The woman eventually spoke to him through the closed door, telling him to leave.
The 39-year-old told deputies he shattered a window and then unlocked the front door, the report said.
The cousins allegedly went upstairs to the bedroom and pushed