Orangeburg teen sought in connection to fatal hammer, gun incident

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (WOLO) – Police Chief Mike Adams gave an update Tuesday morning about the brutal killing of a 68-year-old Orangeburg County man on February 10.

According to an incident report obtained by ABC Columbia, 68-year-old Bobby Huggins told Orangeburg police that he was attacked by a homeless woman that he’d let live with him for a few days.

Huggins was at his Ameila Village Apartment when the woman allegedly came into his room and began beating him in the head with a hammer while in the bed.

The victim chased the woman to the living room he was met with gunfire by a male assailant, the report states.

Huggins stated that he was able to crawl to the bathroom and call police.

The female identified as a person of interest is a black female that may go by multiple aliases.

Officials say she may be homeless or with other people and is to be considered armed.

Police say the person of interest goes by Tyekiva Harvin, Paris Miller and “Ty.”

She’s said to be 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 204 pounds, has black hair and brown eyes.


Press conference for the recent homicide investigation Mr Huggins.

Posted by Orangeburg Department of Public Safety on Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Police spoke with two neighbors, one stated that she observed multiple females frequenting Huggins’ apartment, according to the incident report.

Anyone with information about the crime are urged to contact Eric Free at 803-534-2812, ODPS at 803-533-5900 or CRIMESTOPPERS at 888-CRIME-SC.


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