Police: Man wanted after shooting two people in Walterboro

Johnny Ford (Source: Walterboro Police Department)
Johnny Ford (Source: Walterboro Police Department)

WALTERBORO, SC (WCSC) - The Walterboro Police Department is investigating a shooting that sent two people to the hospital early Sunday morning on East Washington Street.

According to authorities the shooting happen at approximately 2:10 a.m. in front of the Comfort Zone Restaurant and Bar.

When officers arrived on the scene they found two victims suffering from a gunshot wound.

Both victims were taken to Colleton County Medical Center and were later transported to MUSC. Their injuries are not life-threatening. One victim has been released.

Police has issued an arrest warrant for 30-year-old Johnny Ray Ford.  Ford is being charged with two counts of attempted murder, possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime, unlawful carrying of a pistol and discharging a firearm within city limits.

Ford is described as approximately 5'9" tall, weighs 160 pounds, with shoulder length dread locks. Investigators say Ford is considered to be armed and dangerous.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of Johnny Ford please call Crime Stoppers at 554-1111.

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