Police make arrest in shooting that left one hurt in Florence

Police make arrest in shooting that left one hurt in Florence
Julian McElveen (Source: Florence Police Department)

FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) – Florence police arrested a man who they said shot a person Sunday night.

Officers responded at 9:14 p.m. to Ingram and Clement streets to a shots fired call.

Police found one victim in Northwest Park who had been hurt. That person was taken to the hospital and is expected to be OK.

During the investigation, officers identified Julian Cortez McElveen as a suspect in the case.

Florence police officers and Florence County deputies located McElveen at a home on Travis Court and took him into custody without incident.

McElveen is charged with attempted murder, possession of a weapon during violent and possession of a stolen pistol. He also faces charges of pointing and presenting a firearm, hit and run with minor personal injury and driving under suspension – second offense from his alleged actions while fleeing the scene of the shooting.

He was transported to Florence County Detention Center.

The incident is still under investigation.

Anyone with information regarding the shooting is asked to contact the Florence Police Department at 843-665-3191.

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