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Deputies: Man arrested in connection to attempted murder, burglary

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Source: Georgetown Co. Sheriff's Office Source: Georgetown Co. Sheriff's Office
GEORGETOWN COUTY, SC (WCSC) -

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Department has taken an attempted murder suspect into custody.

Deputies say 48-year old Francis Brian Stalvey broke into an occupied home on Williams Hill Road armed with a handgun and began shooting at a resident on Wednesday. The victim was able to get their own handgun and return fire causing the suspect to leave the home, officials say.

Deputies searched for Stalvey for several hours on Wednesday afternoon, before he later turned himself in to authorities.

Stalvey is charged with one count of burglary in the first degree and one count of attempted murder.

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