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Deputies arrest murder suspect wanted in Colleton County shooting

Published: Nov. 15, 2021 at 12:03 PM EST|Updated: Nov. 15, 2021 at 6:34 PM EST
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COLLETON COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - Deputies have arrested a man wanted for a shooting that left a woman dead late Friday night in Colleton County.

The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office arrested 38-year-old Billy Mclean Head who is charged with murder. He was locked up at the Colleton Detention Center and is awaiting a bond hearing.

Investigators responded to the area of the Green Pond Highway and Runner Lane Friday at 11:04 p.m. where they found the victim in a 2017 Toyota Tacoma, an incident report states. Deputies responded after dispatchers received a call from a woman who reported a man who said he had been attacked by someone with a knife, the report states.

The report does not provide details on the man’s identity or a description of the attacker. The report does not indicate that the 911 caller made any mention of a shooting.

The Colleton County Coroner’s Office has not yet released the victim’s identity.

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