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Authorities make arrest in deadly Marion County shooting

Samuel Pacheco
Samuel Pacheco((Source: Marion County Sheriff's Office))
Updated: Jun. 7, 2021 at 2:18 PM EDT
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MARION COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – The Marion County Sheriff’s Office announced on Monday it has made an arrest in a deadly shooting.

Authorities arrested 22-year-old Samuel Pacheco of Conway in the shooting death of 55-year-old John Grainger back on June 1.

Investigators said Grainger was shot and killed in the yard of his home on Highway 41 near Highway 576 Bypass.

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Pacheco is charged with murder and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime.

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division was brought in to help investigate the case.

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