Walterboro couple shot while sleeping

A Walterboro couple was shot while they slept early Tuesday.

Somebody entered a house on Breland Street through an unlocked door around 2:30 a.m., went into a bedroom and shot a 47-year-old man and a 54-year-old woman several times, according to Walterboro police. The victims were taken to Colleton Medical Regional Center and transferred to Medical University Hospital.

The woman saw the shooter and described him as a tall black male with shoulder-length dreadlocks, according to police.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Walterboro Police Department at 549-1811.

Reach Dave Munday at 937-5553.