ROCK HILL, S.C. — A woman fought off and shot a firearm at a man that was sexually assaulting her in Rock Hill Monday night.
Officers responded to Automall Parkway, off of Cherry Road, around 9:45 p.m. after reports of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers learned from the victim that she was walking on Automall Parkway when she saw a shadow and the person grabbed her.
The victim and suspect then began to fight which included the victim hitting the suspect multiple times while he was trying to pull her pants down, police said. The suspect then tried to pull her into the wood line away from the roadway.
Police said the victim was able to retrieve her gun and start shooting at the suspect as he ran toward Celanese Road.
According to a news release, the suspect has been described as a black male with a fade, light blue skinny jeans, and a dark blue hoodie with white letters.
If anyone has any information regarding this incident, they are asked to call 803-329-7293.