Deputies arrest man wanted in deadly Bennettsville shooting

Deputies arrest man wanted in deadly Bennettsville shooting
Shyheim Quantel Dease (Source: Marlboro County Sheriff's Office)

MARLBORO COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – The man wanted in connection to a deadly shooting in Bennettsville is in custody, officials said.

According to Lt. Trevor Murphy with the Marlboro County Sheriff’s Office, 26-year-old Shyheim Quantel Dease was arrested around 11:30 p.m. Sunday.

The deadly shooting happened Friday, July 3, on Hill Top Lane.

Upon arriving, deputies found 40-year-old Anthony Antoine Douglas Smith, who was shot “numerous times,” officials said.

Smith later died from his injuries at a local hospital.

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