One man has been arrested and three more are wanted in connection with a Monday night shooting that killed an Eastover man, the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office reported.
Raphael Gunter, 17, of Eastover was pronounced dead on arrival after he was shot outside the South Forge Apartments on S.C. 261 near Sumter, the sheriff’s office reported. A second victim, Kyron Gilmore, 29, also of Eastover, was shot in the left arm. He was treated and released at Tuomey Medical Center in Sumter, the report said. The two men were occupants in a car driven by Kadeem Robinson, 18, also of Eastover.
The sheriff’s department arrested Frederick Charles Benjamin, 31, on charges of murder, attempted murder, armed robbery and possession of weapon during a violent crime, the sheriff’s department said. Investigators are searching for Sherrod Smith, 22; Trevor Paul Davis, 32; and Raymond Brown, 40.
Anyone with information on the shooting or the location of the suspects should call Crimestoppers at 1-888-274-6372.