Sheriff's office: Repo man shot to death by 81 year old

SUMTER COUNTY, SC (WIS) - The Sumter County Sheriff's Office says a man working to repossess a car on Fletcher Drive was shot and killed Tuesday afternoon by the car's 81-year-old owner.

According to Sumter County Sheriff Anthony Dennis, the repo man was working to get the car ready to go when he was confronted by the car's owner at 1:55 p.m.

Dennis says the repo man was fatally wounded by the owner, identified as 81-year-old Alton L. Shelly.

The incident is now being investigated as a homicide, but no charges have been filed against Shelly yet.

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