1 killed in shooting just outside Hartsville


DARLINGTON COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) – One person was shot and killed in a weekend shooting near Hartsville, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

Around 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Darlington County deputies responded to a shooting along Lakeview Boulevard just outside Hartsville by the airport, according to Sheriff James Hudson.

The victim has been identified as Christopher Benton McLeod, 29, of Carthage North Carolina, according to Darlington County Coroner Todd Hardee.

The sheriff originally told News13 drugs were involved in the shooting, but the latest reports do not mention drugs, only hemp. We are reaching out to the sheriff for clarification. See updates on this story here.

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