LATTA, S.C. (WBTW) — Three teens are in custody in connection with a deadly shooting Friday in Dillon County, according to Dillon County Sheriff Douglas Pernell.
Pernell said a 13-year-old, 15-year-old and 17-year-old are in custody in connection with the shooting. Pernell added that it was a burglary and the solicitor will be the one to determine if any of the suspects will be charged as adults.
The shooting happened in the area of Sunset Drive and Bethea Street Extension near Latta, according to Dillon County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Jamie Hamilton. Hamilton said the investigation is being treated as a homicide.
Dillon County Coroner Donnie Grimsley identified the person killed as Archie Timothy Brown, 56, of Latta. He died from gunshot wounds.
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