FLORENCE (WBTW) — An arrest was made Wednesday evening after a deadly shooting on West Cheves Street in Florence, according to Capt. Robert Drulis with the Florence Police Department.
The suspect was arrested in Sanford, North Carolina in connection with the murder, Drulis said. He was arrested at an “Econo Lodge” at about 4:20 p.m. after investigators developed a lead that led them to that location.
Police began investigating after a person was found dead from a gunshot wound Wednesday morning on the 400 block of West Cheves between Warley Street and McQueen Street. The person has been identified as 46-year-old Valerie Kwaita Baccus, of Florence, according to Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken.
The call came in around 8:20 a.m. Wednesday. The Florence Police Department is still investigating.
There is no immediate danger to public, police said.
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