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1 charged, 2 at large after 7-year-old Sumter boy shot in leg

One woman has been arrested and two suspects remain at large after a 7-year-old boy was shot in the leg during an incident inside a house on Broad Street in Sumter County. The child was reportedly … more

Inmate who shot deputy in face killed in Lee Correctional Institution

An inmate who was serving 45 years for shooting a sheriff's deputy in the face was killed in a Lee County prison during a fight with another inmate on Thursday, state prison officials said. Robert … more

3 wanted in Sunday shooting in Sumter

Sumter Police Department needs the public’s help in locating three of four suspects involved in a shooting this past weekend that left one man injured. One suspect, Willie Terrel Peeples, … more

Murders, vehicle break-ins increase in Sumter as 7-year stats trend down

An increase in murders and vehicle break-ins contributed to a slight spike in recorded crime in the city of Sumter in 2017 despite an overarching decrease in crime over a seven-year period. There has been a 25 percent reduction in crime in the … more

2 charged in death of Sumter man, 1 other in N.C.

Two suspects who were wanted in the fatal shooting of a Sumter County man and two others in North Carolina have been arrested after one was located on the East Carolina University campus in Greenville with a concealed weapon. Shonquez Robinson … more

Sumter woman turns self in after commenting on article about being wanted for boy's shooting on Item's Facebook page

One of the two suspects who had warrants for their arrest in connection with the shooting of a 7-year-old Sumter boy joined a third suspect in jail. Kimberly Denise Burgess, 30, of Sandy Run Drive in Sumter, turned herself in Tuesday morning … more

Crestwood High student specifies teachers, student to kill in anonymous note

Yet another school in Sumter County has been on the receiving end of a rumor, prank or threat of potential violence since a deadly mass shooting at a high school in Florida.An anonymous note was … more

Sumter police arrest father, daughter who allegedly attacked 2 others

CHARGES Sumter Police Department arrested three suspects - including a father and daughter - who allegedly attacked two people outside a Broad Street restaurant on Feb. 18. Michael Delorme, 42, his daughter, Makaela Delorme, 19, and Nicholas … more

Men arrested after wrong-number text to Sumter County deputy for marijuana sale

Everyone fears sending those dreaded wrong-numbers texts, but one suspected drug dealer should have double-checked before hitting send to a number he thought was a customer. Wrong number. It was a … more
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