Man, 24, Sought for Attempted Murder Following Shooting, Deputies Say


RICHLAND COUNTY, S.C. (WOLO) – A 24-year-old man is being sought by deputies for attempted murder after allegedly shooting a man following an altercation on Saturday.

Deputies say Jonathan Edward Rutherford pulled his vehicle in front of the victim’s vehicle forcing it to stop while they were traveling on Trotter Road in Hopkins.

Rutherford shot the victim in the upper body before fleeing, deputies say.

The victim is in critical condition at the hospital.

To receive up to $1000 for information leading to Rutherford’s arrest or if you have information about the crime, citizens are encouraged to contact CRIMESTOPPERS in any of the following ways: call 888-CRIME-SC (888-274-6372), text to CRIMES (274637), and mark the beginning of the message with “TIPSC,” followed by the tip information or go to:, and click on the “Submit a tip” tab.

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