Sumter man wanted for murder in custody

bernie peoplesSUMTER, S.C. (WOLO) – Sumter Police say the suspect in a fatal shooting Friday has turned himself in.

Officials believe Bernie Peoples III, 28, is responsible for killing Ante Lavern Witherspoon.

Ante Witherspoon

Officers said they responded to Dibert Street just after 4 p.m. Friday, where they found Witherspoon shot to death outside a house. Through their investigation, they said they determined Peoples as the shooter.

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