UPDATE: Sumter man accused in several shootings is arrested
Sumter, SC (WOLO) — Just before 8PM Thursday night the Sumter Police Department announced the arrest of Kalvin Epps after offering a 35-hundred dollar reward for information leading to his arrest.
Just hours earlier, Sumter police called epps a quote, “Detriment to the community” and were hoping someone would come forward to help get him off the street. According to police say Kalvin Epps is in custody accused in the shooting death of 54 year old Marcus Brown on South Salem Street back October 30th.
Officials say about an hour before Brown was fatally shot, Epps is accused of shooting into a residence along Silver street. Police say Epps could also be connected to other shootings in West and South Sumter within just the last few weeks and is now according to officials wanted for firing shots into a Clement Road home where a 13 year old was injured. That teen was transported to the Palmetto Health Tuomey hospital where he was treated and released.
Official charges have not been released.