Blackville authorities searching for suspect in deadly shooting

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email

Monday, July 16, 2012

BLACKVILLE, S.C. -- The Blackville Police Department is looking for a suspect after a deadly shooting on Saturday night.

In a release, authorities say Ronnie Thomas was found lying on the sidewalk on Bellinger Street around 9:30 p.m. Saturday with gunshot wounds. Thomas was taken to the hospital, where he later died.

Investigators discovered Thomas has been involved in a physical altercation earlier that night when an unknown man shot him.

The case has been turned over to SLED and is currently under investigation.

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