2nd shooting in as many days has claimed the life of another Hartsville man

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HARTSVILLE, S.C. (WBTW) – Even though they are unrelated, a second shooting in as many days has claimed the life of another Hartsville man.

Zyquavion Hickman, 20, of Hartsville, was shot and killed by someone during a fight at about 8 p.m. Friday at Palmetto Apartments on Washington Street. He was pronounced dead at an area hospital by Hardee.

Hartsville police on Saturday said they have a suspect in Hickman’s shooting, and the suspect has been arrested on charges stemming from the fight. The suspect’s name has not been released. Additional charges in the shooting are pending, police said.

Three people were taken to the hospital after the fight. Hickman, another person who was beaten up, and a third person with a gunshot wound. The conditions of the other two are not known.

Jerry Stevenson, 25, of Hartsville, died when he was shot on Wednesday in the area of Blanding Drive and Hunter Drive near Hartsville. He was pronounced dead at the scene shortly before midnight by Hardee. His death has been ruled a homicide.

Stevenson was found face down in the area, according to Sheriff James Hudson. There are no leads and no suspects, and there is very little cooperation at this time, Hudson said.

An autopsy has been ordered on both victims and will be performed at MUSC.

No names of anyone involved have been released. Both deaths remain under investigation.

The shootings are unrelated, according to Darlington County Coroner Todd Hardee.

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