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Darlington County shooting leaves one dead, suspect in custody

Leonardo Jones
Leonardo Jones(Source: W. Glenn Campbell Detention Center)
Published: Sep. 24, 2021 at 10:09 AM EDT
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DARLINGTON COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – An arrest has been made in connection to a deadly shooting in Darlington County.

Deputies were called to reports of a shooting on McCall Road in the Harstville area early Friday and found a man dead, according to information from the Darlington County Sheriff’s Office.

Darlington County Coroner J. Todd Hardee has yet to release the victim’s name, but said he is a 38-year-old Hartsville man.

Deputies said Leonardo Jones is charged with murder and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime.

Jones is currently being held at the W. Glenn Campbell Detention Center.

The incident remains under investigation by the Darlington County Sheriff’s Office and the Darlington County Coroner’s Office.

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