Richland County, SC (WLTX) - Richland County deputies have arrested a suspect they say shot and killed a woman Saturday night in northeast Richland County.
The crime took place on Cottontail Court, which is just off Longtown Road.
Deputies say 58-year-old John Washington and the victim got into an argument; during the confrontation, officers say the man pulled out a gun and shot her in the upper body.
The victim died at the scene.
Officers arrested Washington after they say he got into a car accident on Interstate 77 and was ejected from the vehicle. He was taken to the hospital.
Deputies say Washington and the victim were in an estranged relationship.