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Man arrested after shooting teen in hand, Bennettsville officials confirm

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BENNETTSVILLE, SC (WMBF) – A 21-year-old man has been arrested and charged after he allegedly shot a 14-year-old in the hand last month at a party in Bennettsville, according to a Bennettsville Police official.

Devonte Monroe is charged with first-degree assault and battery after the shooting at the old Marlboro school on King Street, confirmed Lt. Larry Turner.

Monroe was entered into a national crime database for wanted criminals and was arrested Tuesday night outside a restaurant in Laurinburg, Lt. Turner said. Monroe is being held at the Marlboro County Detention Center.

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