|Press Release 4-12-12|
Investigators with the Florence County Sheriff’s Office have arrested Eugene Eli, age 19, of 500 North Warren Street Timmonsville, SC in connection with a shooting which occurred earlier today around noon in Timmonsville. FCSO is investigating the shooting at the request of Timmonsville Police Department. While the investigation is ongoing, Investigators believe that Eli shot the victim multiple times with a semi-automatic handgun near the intersection of North Warren Street and Garner Street in Timmonsville. Formal charges will likely be forthcoming tomorrow.
The victim of the shooting has been transported to an area hospital for treatment of gunshot wounds. At this time, the condition of the victim is unknown. As additional information is known, this Press Release will be supplemented.