FLORENCE, S.C. (WBTW) — One person is dead after a shooting early Sunday morning on Carver Street in Florence, according to authorities.

It was the third deadly shooting in Florence the city since early Saturday morning.

Benjamin Willie Dixon, 32, of Florence, died in the shooting, which happened in the 1000 block of Carver Street, Coroner Keith von Lutcken said. An autopsy will be conducted at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.

The Florence County Sheriff’s Office is handling the investigation. No other details were immediately available.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the sheriff’s office investigators at 843-665-2121, ext. 434, “submit a tip” on the department’s free app for I-Phone or Android devices or contact Crime Stoppers of the Pee Dee at 1-888-CRIME-SC. 

Those who provide information can remain anonymous, and a cash reward from Crime Stoppers is available for anyone who provides information leading to the arrest of individuals involved in a crime.


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