Three People Shot, Five-Year-Old Child Dead

On Saturday, February 3, 2018 at approximately 2:00 a.m., the Dillon County Sheriff’s Office, Dillon County EMS and Dillon Rescue were dispatched to a shooting on Lester Road in Dillon, according to Captain Cliff Arnette of the Dillon County Sheriff’s Office.
Upon arrival of law enforcement at the scene, it was determined that three people were shot. The victims were transported to McLeod Medical Center in Dillon, and one victim was pronounced dead. The victim is a five-year-old child, according to Arnette.
The shooting is being treated as a homicide and currently under investigation by the Dillon County Sheriff’s Office and the Dillon County Coroner’s Office. SLED Crime scene was called to assist with processing the scene.

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