Troopers arrest attempted murder suspect in Orangeburg Co.

David Zeigler III
David Zeigler III

SANTEE, SC (WCSC) - South Carolina Highway Patrol have arrested a 24-year-old man wanted for his role in a shooting which happened in Santee over the weekend.

Troopers arrested David Zeigler III on Tuesday morning around 8 a.m.  He is charged with attempted murder.

The Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office said it all started when a couple were arguing at their home on Sausalito Center in Santee early Saturday morning.

According to investigators, Zeigler stepped in and argued with the victim, until the girlfriend asked Zeigler to leave.

An incident report states that Zeigler returned later and shot the male victim in the abdomen.

The victim's condition is listed as stable but serious condition.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC or the sheriff's office at 1-803-534-3550.

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