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A Darlington man is convicted in the shooting death of Marcus Weaver. Friday afternoon a Florence County jury convicted 22-year old Justin Simms on all counts. The 12th Circuit Solicitor Ed Clements tells News13 Simms received 40 years for murder, 20 years attempted armed robbery and 5 years for possession of a weapon during a violent crime.

The incident happened about 11:30 p.m. Jan. 10 in the parking lot of Days Inn at 2111 W. Lucas St., located at Interstate 95 and U.S. 52.

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