Driver Accused of Trying to Hit Officers Arrested

Sumter, SC (WLTX) - Sumter police have arrested a man they say tried to hit two officers with a car last month.

Shaquille Morique Leneau, 22, is charged with two counts of attempted murder.

On August 26th, officers got a call of a break-in at Jehovah Missionary Baptist Church on Harvin Street. When they got there, they say they saw a suspicious vehicle on nearby Brand Street.

Officers say as they tried to head off the driver from leaving the scene, Leneau backed the vehicle into one patrol car as an officerwas standing inside its door. Police say the vehicle then accelerated toward another officer, causing him to jump out of the way to avoid being hit.

Police found the vehicle abandoned on Red & White Street.

The case remains under investigation.


JOIN THE CONVERSATION

To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the
Conversation Guidelines and FAQs

Leave a Comment