Authorities capture suspects involved in robbery, shooting at Florence County motel

Authorities capture suspects involved in robbery, shooting at Florence County motel
Left to right: John Barfield, Kristyn Feaster (Source: Florence County Detention Center)

FLORENCE COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – Authorities have taken two people in to custody who they said robbed and shot a victim with a flare gun.

John Barfield and Kristyn Feaster are charged with armed robbery and assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature.

Florence County Chief Deputy Glen Kirby said Barfield and Feaster were found Thursday in Darlington.

Deputies are investigating a shooting Wednesday morning in Florence County.
Deputies are investigating a shooting Wednesday morning in Florence County. (Source: Florence County Sheriff's Office)

Deputies were called Wednesday morning to the Knights Inn on Highway 5 near I-95, where they found a person who was suffering from serious injuries.

The victim’s condition hasn’t been released.

Barfield and Feaster were booked into the Florence County Detention Center on Thursday night.

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