2 teens arrested in Darlington shooting that left 1 dead, 1 injured

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DARLINGTON COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — Two teenagers have been arrested in a Darlington shooting that killed one person and left another injured, according to Major David Young with the Darlington County Sheriff’s Office.

The shooting happened around 1 p.m. on August 5, somewhere on Syracuse Community Road, according to previous reporting.

As a result of the shooting, a man was pronounced dead, and a woman was treated for her injuries. No other information was immediately available.

The victim has been identified as 64-year-old Preston Hickman, 64, according to Darlington County Coroner J. Todd Hardee.

One juvenile was charged with murder, attempted murder, armed robbery, and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime.

The second juvenile was charged with accessory after the fact. Because of their ages, no names can be released at this time.

Count on News13 for updates to this developing story.


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