17-year-old arrested in recent Winnsboro shootings

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County Sheriff Will Montgomery announced the arrest of a 17-year-old juvenile from Richland County in connection with several recent shootings in Fairfield County.

The juvenile turned himself in to the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday Oct, 26, 2022 and was transported to the Fairfield County Detention Center where he was charged with 6 counts of Attempted Murder, 4 counts of Assault and Battery 1st Degree, 3 counts of Possession of a Weapon during a Violent Crime, and 3 counts of Discharging a Firearm into a Dwelling.

These charges stem from recent shooting incidents that occurred in the Winnsboro area on Old Chester Road, in South Winnsboro, and on Flora Circle.

The Sheriff’s office is continuing to investigate these shooting incidents and urges anyone who may have any information about any of these incidents to please contact the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office at 803-635-4141.

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