Coroner: Hartsville woman, 19, killed when shots fired into car in Florence County

Pee Dee Crime

FLORENCE COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — A 19-year-old Hartsville woman has been identified as the person who died after gunshots were fired into a car in Florence County Friday night.

Taniyah Wilson died in the shooting at Dunbarton Drive and Hoffmeyer Road in Florence, according to Corner Keith von Lutcken. An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday morning at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, von Lutchken said.

Florence County sheriff’sdeputies responded about 9:40 p.m. Friday after a car was shot into and eventually came to rest near Jody Road. Wilson and another person were taken to a hospital, according to deputies. The other victim, who has not been identified, remained in the hospital Saturday afternoon with non-life-threatening injuries, the sheriff’s office said in a Facebook post.

A News13 crew saw bullet holes in a white car and crime scene tape surrounding the car.

No arrests have been made as of early Saturday afternoon. The Florence Police Department and the South Carolina Highway Patrol assisted the sheriff’s office with traffic control.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Florence County Sheriff’s Office at 843-665-2121 ext. 395 or Crime Stoppers of the Pee Dee at 1-800-CRIME-SC. Tips can be left anonymously and anyone who leaves information may be eligible for a $1,000 reward.

Count on News13 for updates to this developing story.

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