Suspect in deadly SC shooting may be heading to NC with kidnapped woman

Suspect in deadly SC shooting may be heading to NC with kidnapped woman
Left: Marco Vaught; Right: Rebecca Purry (Source: Pickens City Police Department)

PICKENS, SC (WMBF) – Police are asking for the public’s help in tracking down a man who reportedly kidnapped his ex-girlfriend and shot another person during a fight in Pickens.

According to information from the Pickens City Police Department, Marco Vaught is considered armed and dangerous.

He was last seen driving a black 2000 GMC Denali with North Carolina license plate No. FLM9930. The victim, Rebecca Purry, is said to be inside.

The suspect may be heading toward Tabor City, NC, according to police.

Vaught was charged with attempted murder and kidnapping. NBC affiliate WYFF in Greenville reported the victim died at the hospital and the suspect will now face a murder charge.

Anyone with information should contact the Pickens City Police Department at (864) 878-6366 or a local law enforcement agency.

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