July 25, 2017

One Arrested in Johnsonville Fatal Shooting

SUBJECT: Wyatt Shane Altman, age 17, of 2232 Durant Cemetery Road, Johnsonville, SC 29555 was arrested by Investigators with the Florence County Sheriff’s Office on July 23, 2017 and has been charged with one count of Murder (S.C. Code Ann. 16-03-10). See FCSO Booking Website for additional information.

NARRATIVE: Deputies with the Florence County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of a shooting on Durant Cemetery Road, Johnsonville, SC on July 23, 2017 at approximately 1:20 P.M. When deputies arrived the victim was being transported to an area hospital for treatment of a gunshot wound. Wyatt Shane Altman was taken into custody in connection with the shooting from the scene.

The victim was pronounced dead on July 24, 2017. Florence County Coroner Keith Von Lutcken has identified the deceased as Dylan Hanna, age 18 of Johnsonville, SC. Earlier today Investigators obtained a murder warrant for Altman from a Florence County magistrate. Altman will be held at the Florence County Detention Center pending a bond hearing before a circuit court judge.

The investigation into this matter is ongoing. Anyone with knowledge or information regarding the incident is asked to contact Investigators at (843) 665-2121, ext. 375 or Crime Stoppers of the Pee Dee at 1-888-CRIME-SC or text tip at #CRIME. You do not have to reveal your identity to leave information.

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