Florence police investigating after deadly wreck, shooting

Pee Dee Crime

FLORENCE, SC (WBTW) – One person is dead after a deadly wreck that followed a shooting near a Florence restaurant.

Florence police responded to a single-car collision at the intersection of Coit Palmetto Streets at around 3:00 a.m. Saturday, according to a press release.

That’s when they found one victim, who they later learned was shot at The City Grill on 260 West Palmetto Street just prior to the wreck.

The victim was transported to an area hospital, but later died. Florence County Coroner Keith von Lucken identified the person as Marvin Lawrence McZeke. McZeke was 31-years-old from Marion.

An autopsy is expected to be performed at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston Sunday, according to Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken.

The incident is still under investigation. Authorities urge anyone with information to contact them.

Count on News13 for updates as we learn more.

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