Orangeburg pastor shot

July 12, 2007

BLACKVILLE, S.C.---Barnwell County police are trying to find out who killed a pastor.

51-year-old Phillip McCreary, Sr. was shot once in the back of the head Friday (June 6) along the banks of the Edisto River, near the state highway 39 bridge.

McCreary was an associate pastor at a church in Blackville.

Police say the shooting appears to be isolated, and they have no idea why someone would kill him.

The wake for Pastor McCreary will be at 5 pm today.

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