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Richland County, SC (WLTX) - Richland County deputieshave arrested asuspect they say shot and killeda woman Saturday night in northeast Richland County.

Thecrime took place on Cottontail Court, which is just off Longtown Road.

Deputies say 58-year-old John Washingtonand the victim got into an argument; during the confrontation, officers saythe man pulled out a gun and shot her in the upper body.

Thevictim 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 sayWashington and the victim were in an estranged relationship.