Timmonsville police charge man with attempted murder after shooting on Friday

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TIMMONSVILLE, S.C. (WBTW) — Timmonsville police have charged a 28-year-old man with attempted murder in their investigation of a shooting that happened Friday afternoon on East Main Street.

Jeffery Marquis Rouse of Sumter, South Carolina, was charged in the shooting that left one person injured, Police Chief Thomas McFadden said. It was the second shooting in the city within 24 hours, he said.

According to legal documents, the shooting took place after Rouse and the victim got into an argument earlier at another location. Police are investigating and trying to get surveillance footage from businesses, McFadden said.

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One person was shot on Orange Street Thursday night and was taken to the hospital with injuries. No other information about either of the shootings was immediately available.

Count on News13 for updates to this developing story.


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