Deputies: 3 FMU baseball players arrested for hazing incident that left one with a broken jaw


FLORENCE, S.C. (WBTW) – Three men were arrested in Florence after deputies say they were involved with hazing on the Francis Marion University baseball team.

Around Feb. 5, three FMU baseball players were arrested for striking underclass members of the baseball team for the purpose of initiation, according to deputies.

According to the incident report, several players were punched in the face and one of them was left with a broken jaw. 

Deputies arrested Jon Carter, 21, of Hamer, S.C.; David Mangum, 21, of Durham N.C.; and Noah Jones, 21, of Greenville, N.C.

All three men are being charged with Hazing. They were each released from the Florence County Detention Center on a $1,000 bond.

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