One person arrested, charged in Saturday Candy Lane shooting

January 23, 2019

FLORENCE, S.C. -- A Lynchburg man has been arrested and charged in connection with a Saturday shooting on Candy Lane in Florence County.

Maurice Durant, 37, of 691 C.C. Road, Lynchburg, is charged with one count of attempted murder in connection with the 10:42 p.m. incident, according to a release issued by the Florence County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies responded to the reported shooting and, upon arrival, found that the victim had been taken by private vehicle to a Florence area hospital for treatment, according to the release.

“Witnesses indicated that the incident occurred following a verbal dispute during a family gathering,” Maj. Mike Nunn wrote in the release.

Durant, who was arrested Sunday, remains in custody at the Florence County Detention Center in lieu of $10,000 bond and the investigation is ongoing, according to the release.

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