Man charged with attempted murder for shooting teenager in Pamplico park

Daquinn Thomas. Source: Florence County Detention Center
Daquinn Thomas. Source: Florence County Detention Center

HANNAH-PAMPLICO, SC (WMBF) – A 19-year-old man shot and injured a high school football player at the 5th Avenue Park in Hannah-Pamplico Sunday night.

The suspect, Daquinn Thomas, and victim, a linebacker for the Hannah-Pamplico High football team, were playing basketball with other people at about 8:30 p.m. Sunday when some kind of argument took place, according to Hannah Pamplico Police Chief Steven Bowen. The suspect went to a car, came back with a gun, and shot the victim.

Thomas was booked into Florence County Detention Center early Monday morning on one charge of attempted murder, according to records.

Chief Steven Bowen said the teen victim was shot in the back left shoulder, and is expected to recover in three weeks.

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