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FCSO seeks shooting, carjacking suspect

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FLORENCE COUNTY, SC (WMBF) After identifying a man in a shooting that occurred Wednesday, the Florence County Sheriff's Office needs your help locating him.

Investigators on the case say they are looking for 23-year-old Derrick Brown in connection with a shooting that occurred on Pendo Count in Florence County Wednesday night.

Captain Michael Nunn, spokesperson for the Florence County Sheriff's Office, says Brown reportedly shot a man in the chest while he was trying to drive away, and then fled in the victim's car.

A family member of the victim drove them to the hospital for treatment, where they remain Saturday. Their condition is unknown at this time.

Nunn said Brown is a black male with black hair and brown eyes, and stands approximately five feet nine inches tall. He was last seen driving a charcoal gray 2006 Chevrolet Impala.

Warrants sought for Brown include attempted murder, carjacking and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime.

Anyone with knowledge or information regarding Brown's whereabouts is asked to immediately contact Florence County Sheriff's Office at 843-665-2121, ext. 340 or Crime Stoppers of the Pee Dee at 1-888-CRIME-SC.  You do not have to reveal your identity to leave information.

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