Police: 2 arrested after attempted murder at Orangeburg Co. auto shop

Police: 2 arrested after attempted murder at Orangeburg Co. auto shop
Dante Lucretius Harley (Source: North Police Department)

NORTH, S.C. (WCSC) - Police in the town of North, South Carolina say they have arrested two people after a man was shot in the abdomen at North Transmission and Auto.

Dante Lucretius Harley, 19, has been arrested for attempted murder and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime, the North Police Department said in a post on Facebook.

Officers say they also arrested a 16-year-old minor in connection with the shooting.

Police say they first responded to reports of gunshots near North’s First Citizens Bank at around 4:25 p.m. Friday.

Officers say that when they arrived, they realized that the shots had been fire next door at North Transmission and Auto.

The Facebook post states that police found the 37-year-old victim had a gunshot wound to the abdomen, but EMS transported the man to a trauma center in Columbia.

Police say the victim is in critical condition after completing surgery and this case is still under investigation.

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