Suspect arrested after man injured in Bennettsville shooting

Suspect arrested after man injured in Bennettsville shooting
William Scott (Source: Bennettsville Police Department)

BENNETTSVILLE, S.C. (WMBF) – A suspect is in custody after a man was injured in a shooting Wednesday morning in Bennettsville, police say.

The shooting happened around 5:20 a.m. at a home in the 900 block of W. Main Street.

The suspect, who police identified as William Scott, has been charged with assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature, second-degree domestic violence and kidnapping.

According to the release, the victim was shot after he tried to intervene in a dispute between Scott and another person.

The victim’s condition has not been released.

Police say the investigation is ongoing and more charges are possible.

Scott is currently being held at the Marlboro County Detention Center awaiting a bond hearing.

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