SCSO: Sumter man charged with attempted murder for shooting incident on Friday

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The Sumter County Sheriff’s Office says a man is facing an attempted murder charge for a shooting incident that took place Friday. According to deputies, 37-year-old Esteban Delgado shot at a male victim on the 1200 block of North Main Street.

Delgado Esteban

Esteban Delgado
Courtesy: Sumter County Sheriff’s Office

Authorities say Delgado had a previous felony conviction which prohibits him from owning a firearm. Officials say Delgado has been charged with attempted murder, possession of a weapon during a violent crime and felon in possession of a pistol. Deputies say Delgado was taken to the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Detention Center.

Authorities say Delgado and the victim knew each other and this is an isolated incident.

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