December 11, 2014

FCSO Investigating Home Invasion

Deputies with the Florence County Sheriff’s Office responded early this morning to the Lake City Hospital Emergency Room after victims arrived for treatment following a home invasion. According to Investigators, the victims were asleep at their home on Thirty Street, Lake City, SC when in the early morning hours, they were awakened by approximately three armed and masked men in the home demanding money. One of the victims was tied up and another was shot.

Both victims were treated at the Lake City Hospital Emergency Room. One was released and the other was transferred to a Florence area hospital for treatment of a gunshot wound.

Witnesses describe the suspects as three black males. Anyone with knowledge or information regarding this incident, the identity or location of the suspects is asked to contact the Florence County Sheriff’s Office Investigative Division at (843) 665-2121, ext. 468 or Crime Stoppers of the Pee Dee at 1-888-CRIMESC. You can also leave information on line at You do not have to reveal your identity to leave information.


Major Michael M. Nunn
General Counsel/P.I.O.