Arrest made in deadly Tuesday morning shooting in Florence

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FLORENCE, S.C. (WBTW) — An arrest was made Tuesday night in connection with a deadly shooting Tuesday morning in Florence, according to Lt. Stephen Starling with the Florence Police Department.

Freddie Wells, 66, of Dillon, was arrested and charged with murder, armed robbery, and criminal conspiracy in connection with the shooting.

One person was shot at about 8:15 a.m. in the 7000 block of Roosevelt Street and was taken to a hospital where they later died, Starling said. Their identity has not been released.

News13 is working to learn more details about what led up to the shooting.

The incident remains under investigation.

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