Two women die following shooting on S. Partridge Circle, suspect captured


Dontrell Henry Rufus/RCSD

Dontrell Henry Rufus/RCSD

RICHLAND COUNTY, S.C. (WOLO) – Two victims from a Monday night shooting incident have died from their injuries and now the suspect wanted in connection to the incident has been taken into custody..

Deputies say just before 9 p.m. on April 20, they responded to a home in the 2500 block of S. Partridge Circle in reference to a shooting.

They found two women suffering from gunshot wounds to the upper body.

Both victims were pronounced dead from their injuries at an area hospital.

Dontrell Henry Rufus was arrested Tuesday morning on two counts of murder.

The Richland County Coroner’s Office will be releasing the identification of the victims later today.

Any information about this incident may be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers using the P3 Tips App, through or at 888-CRIME-SC.

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