Florence police investigate shooting after teen found dead on Carver Street

Pee Dee Crime

FLORENCE, SC (WBTW) – Police officers found a 17-year-old lying dead from a gunshot wound on Carver Street in Florence Saturday night.

Police were called to the 700 block of Carver Street at about 8:53 p.m. about a shooting. When they arrived, they found a person dead in the roadway.

The Florence County Coroner identified the deceased as Tharon Orlando Jackson II, 17, of Florence. No additional information is available at this time.

Police and the coroner’s office are investigating the shooting. The body will be autopsied at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Cpl. Cantey of the Florence Police
Department at 843-665-3191 or Jcantey@cityofflorence.com.

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