Business owner shoots catalytic converter thief in leg, SC deputies say

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MONCKS CORNER, S.C. (WCBD) – Authorities are responding to a shooting that happened off Highway 52 in Moncks Corner.

Officials with the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office say a man was attempting to steal catalytic converters at a used car lot when the owner caught the thief and shot him in the leg.

Deputies say there were several catalytic converters on the ground which had already been removed from some vehicles.

They say the man suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to an area hospital.

No other details were provided. Count on us for updates.

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