Crime & Courts

Sumter police investigate fatal Friday shooting

Ante Lavern Witherspoon
Ante Lavern Witherspoon Photo provided by the Sumter Police Department

Sumter police appealed to the public for help determining why someone shot and killed 28-year-old Ante Lavern Witherspoon late Friday afternoon.

Authorities were called to the Dibert Street area, off the Robert E. Graham Freeway, after 4 p.m. where they found Witherspoon’s body.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Sumter Police Department at (803) 436-2700.