Florence County shooting suspect in custody after high-speed chase, deputies say

Florence County shooting suspect in custody after high-speed chase, deputies say
Kristan Collins (Source: Florence County Detention Center)

FLORENCE COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) - A shooting suspect is in custody after leading deputies on a high-speed chase Friday morning in Florence County, officials said.

Chief Deputy Glen Kirby with the Florence County Sheriff’s Office said the shooting happened around 8:17 a.m. in the 900 block of S. Cashua Drive.

According to Kirby, the shooting stemmed from a domestic incident. He added a woman shot a man following an argument in a parking lot.

Deputies are investigating after a man was shot Friday morning in Florence County.
Deputies are investigating after a man was shot Friday morning in Florence County. (Source: FCSO)

Kirby said the woman, identified as Kristan Collins, was arrested after a high-speed chase. He added deputies performed a “forced traffic stop” on I-95 at the 153 exit.

No injuries were reported in the chase, but Kirby said Collins’ vehicle and two patrol vehicles were damaged.
No injuries were reported in the chase, but Kirby said Collins’ vehicle and two patrol vehicles were damaged. (Source: FCSO)

No injuries were reported in the chase, but Collins’ vehicle and two patrol vehicles were damaged, according to Kirby.

There is no word on the extent of the man’s injuries.

Online records from the Florence County Detention Center state Collins is charged with attempted murder, possession of a weapon during a violent crime, criminal domestic violence, malicious injury to personal property, and violation of probation.

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