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Orangeburg man charged with attempted murder of deputy sheriff

An Orangeburg County man is being charged with attempted murder. An Orangeburg County man is being charged with attempted murder.
ORANGEBURG COUNTY, SC (WCSC) -

Agents of the S.C. Law Enforcement Division Friday charged an Orangeburg man in connection with a Jan. 16 incident when gunshots were fired at an Orangeburg County Sheriff's deputy in Santee.

Gino Shakir Brown, 23, of Orangeburg, was charged with attempted murder, a felony which carries a penalty upon conviction of up to 30 years in prison without the possibility of suspension or probation. 

Brown was also charged with possession of a weapon during a violent crime, which carries a penalty upon conviction of five years in prison in addition to the punishment for the principle crime.

Brown was booked at the Orangeburg-Calhoun Regional Detention Center.

The case was investigated jointly by SLED and the Orangeburg County Sheriffs Department.

The case will be prosecuted by the First Circuit Solicitor's Office.

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