Police investigate shooting at Bennettsville apartment complex

Pee Dee Crime

BENNETTSVILLE, S.C. (WBTW) — Police are investigating after a man was shot in the neck Friday night at a Bennettsville apartment complex, according to Lt. Larry Turner with Bennettsville police.

The shooting happened at 6:31 p.m. at an apartment complex in the 800 block of Oakwood Street, Turner said. A male victim had one gunshot wound in the neck.

Turner tells News13, when officers arrived on scene, friends were administering first aid. He said it appeared to officers the man was shot while sitting in the driver’s seat of a burgundy vehicle.

Detectives interviewed several witnesses and are waiting on video footage from the Marlboro Court Apartments.

The man was alert and talking when he was taken to the hospital. According to Turner, detectives will interview him in the coming days.

No arrests have been made. Anyone with information is asked to call the Bennettsville Police Department at 843-479-3620 or Detective Sgt. Tim Hood at 843-439-0843.

No other information is available. Count on News13 for updates.

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