Dorchester Co. woman charged with the murder of her ex-husband

Dorchester Co. woman charged with the murder of her ex-husband
Ella LaQuarles Harrison-Elmore is charged with the murder of her ex-husband (source: Dorchester County Sheriff's Office)

DORCHESTER COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - A woman has been arrested and charged with the murder of her ex-husband following a shooting Tuesday night.

Ella Harrison-Elmore, 29 is facing murder charges following the fatal shooting of Darren Elmore in Dorchester County.

Deputies responded to the 1100 block of Independent School Road in Reevesville shortly after 10:30 regarding a shooting incident, according to Dorchester County Sheriff's Office spokesperson Maj. Tony Phinney.

While officers were making their way to the scene, dispatch informed them Harrison-Elmore, who reported the incident, said the victim was shot in the backyard and she didn't believe he was alive.

Deputies arrived on the scene to find Elmore in the backyard with gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Harrison-Elmore is currently awaiting a bond hearing.

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