Suspect identified in Florence County shooting that followed family argument

Suspect identified in Florence County shooting that followed family argument

FLORENCE COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – The suspect arrested in connection with a weekend shooting in Florence County has been identified.

According to a press release from the Florence County Sheriff’s Office, 37-year-old Maurice Durant, of Lynchburg, was arrested Sunday and charged with one count of attempted murder.

On Jan. 19 at 10:429 p.m., FCSO deputies were called to a shooting on Candy Lane. They were told the victim had been taken to the hospital for treatment.

According to witnesses, the shooting stemmed from an argument that happened during a family gathering, the release stated. The victim’s injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.

Durant is being held at the Florence County Detention Center on a $10,000 surety bond.

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