Man charged with attempted murder in connection with shooting in Sampit area of Georgetown Co.

Grand Strand Crime

SAMPIT COMMUNITY, SC (WBTW) – A man has been charged with attempted murder in connection with a shooting in the Sampit community of Georgetown County.

David Britton, Jr., 50, of Georgetown, is charged with attempted murder, possession of a deadly weapon during a violent crime, and possession with intent to distribute marijuana, according to the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office.

“The Horry-Georgetown Drug Enforcement Unit filed an additional unrelated charge of distribution of marijuana after he was in custody,” the GCSO said.

The shooting happened at around 9:45 a.m. at Columbus Road and Bertie Lane, according to reports.

One man was injured in the shooting.

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