Police pursuit that began after incident at Georgetown Verizon store ends in Williamsburg County; suspect apprehended

Police pursuit that began after incident at Georgetown Verizon store ends in Williamsburg County; suspect apprehended
Rayburn Rashad Scott (Source: Georgetown County Sheriff's Office)

GEORGETOWN, SC (WMBF) – Georgetown County deputies have arrested a Charlotte man they say fired on them during a pursuit Friday.

Rayburn Rashad Scott, 31, fired shots at deputies pursuing him on U.S. 521, according to a release from the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office.

Scott is being charged with attempted murder, failure to stop for a blue light and discharging firearms into a dwelling.

Deputies say they began the chase after Scott fled Verizon Wireless on North Frasier Street in Georgetown.

Details on the circumstances leading up to the chase have not yet been released.

The Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Office assisted Georgetown County deputies in arresting Scott, the release states.

Deputies say charges are pending and more information will be released when it is available.

This is a developing story, check back for updates.

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