Officials: Armed and dangerous attempted murder suspect could be carrying an AK-47

Rodriguez Priester (Source: US Marshals Service)
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Monday, Feb. 4, 2019

BAMBERG, SC (WRDW/WAGT) -- A 30-year-old man wanted in connection with an August 2018 shooting is still being sought in South Carolina.

According to the US Marshals Service, Rodriguez Priester, is wanted out of Bamberg County on two counts of attempted murder.

US Marshals officials say Priester weighs 192 pounds, stands 5’9”, and is known to carry an AK-47. He could also be wearing body armor.

Priester could be anywhere, but investigators believe he has known ties to the Columbia and Orangeburg area.

If you have any information about the whereabouts of Rodriguez Priester, please contact Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.