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Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting in Sumter

SUMTER, S.C. (WOLO) - A spokesperson for Sumter Police Department confirms a fatal officer-involved shooting happened near USC-Sumter Saturday night. Authorities said it happened at the intersection of North Guignard Drive and Miller Road. Details are limited at this time;… continue reading ›

LATEST: Slager and Roof Trials

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO-TV) -- The prosecution is wrapping up its case in the murder trial of Michael Slager. Prosecutors have called nearly 30 witnesses. The case being argued in a Charleston courtroom centers on the shooting… continue reading ›

Sumter Man Charged in Murder after Argument

SUMTER, S.C. (WOLO) - Sumter Police say an argument led to a fatal shooting in Sumter Friday afternoon. Investigators have charged Nathan McBride, 74, in the death of Jermaine Williams, 45. They say McBride and Williams were arguing at McBride's home, when… continue reading ›

Sumter Police: 5 Wanted for Assault

SUMTER, S.C. (WOLO) - Authorities with the Sumter Police Department say warrants have been issued for five men that were allegedly involved in a assault on a victim earlier this month. The assault occurred  July 13 on Marilyn Avenue, police… continue reading ›

Watch: Sumter Casket Company Fire

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)-- A massive blaze at a Casket Company in Sumter put area firefighters on alert and blocked traffic. It happened off Magnolia street in Sumter. According to officials, firefighters were… continue reading ›

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