Orangeburg deputies arrest attempted murder suspect

Orangeburg deputies arrest attempted murder suspect

ORANGEBURG COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Deputies in Orangeburg County have arrested a 28-year-old man wanted on a charge of attempted murder.

Officials with the Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office say Carlos Andrew Gaines was arrested before 5 p.m. on Tuesday. A bond hearing is scheduled for Wednesday morning.

Deputies say Gaines was involved in a fight at a home on Kearse Drive at approximately 1 p.m. on Aug. 23.

Gaines followed the 27-year-old male victim outside the home and fired two shots, striking the victim in the shoulder and abdomen, deputies say.

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