Man arrested in connection to Bennettsville shooting

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William Scott (photo via Vinelink)

BENNETTSVILLE, SC (WBTW) – A man has been arrested in connection to a shooting in Bennettsville.

Officers responded to the 900 block of West Main Street around 5:20 a.m. Wednesday for a shooting, according to Lt. Larry Turner, with Bennettsville police.

William Scott has been charged with assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature, domestic violence- 2nd degree and kidnapping.

Lt. Turner said based on preliminary findings, investigators believe Scott and a woman were involved in a domestic dispute, which resulted in the shooting of a person trying to intervene.

Scott remains in the Marlboro County Detention Center and awaits a bond hearing.

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