Sumter County deputies announce arrest from Pilgrim’s Pride shooting Monday morning

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The Sumter County Sheriff’s Office says a man has been arrested in connection with Monday morning’s shooting at Pilgrims’s Pride that sent a man to the hospital. Authorities say 18-year-old Jeffrey Laverne Green Jr. was arrested, accused of shooting the victim after a physical altercation in the parking lot of Pilgrim’s Pride, located off U.S. 15 South.

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Jeffrey Green Jr.
Courtesy: Sumter County Sheriff’s Office

Investigators say the shooting occurred around 10:45 a.m. Monday. According to officials, the victim was taken to a hospital and is expected to recover.

Authorities say Green is currently charged with attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime, but more charges could come as the incident is still under investigation. Officials say Green is currently being held at the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Detention Center.

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