Authorities: Man out on bond on attempted murder charges arrested following Bennettsville shooting

Authorities: Man out on bond on attempted murder charges arrested following Bennettsville shooting
Calvonte Zimmerman (Source: Marlboro County Detention Center)

BENNETTSVILLE, S.C. (WMBF) – A man has been arrested in connection with a shooting Monday in Bennettsville.

According to information from the Bennettsville Police, Calvonte Zimmerman was arrested for assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature, obstruction of justice, breach of peace, and discharging a firearm within the city limits.

Zimmerman is accused of shooting at a person while the victim was standing outside of an apartment complex, authorities said. He was taken into custody at a Darlington County home several hours later.

The suspect remains in jail Tuesday morning at the Marlboro County Detention Center awaiting a bond hearing.

At the time of the shooting, Zimmerman was out on bond for two attempted murder charges from June that stemmed from a shooting in east Bennettsville, according to a press release from Bennettsville police.

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