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Man arrested in connection to Sumter bar shooting

The Sumter County Sheriff's office has arrested 29-year-old Jerel Heriot in connection to a shooting on February 2, 2020.

SUMTER, S.C. — The Sumter County Sheriff's Office has arrested 29-year-old Jerel Heriot for a bar shooting that happened on February 2 on the 1300 block of Peach Orchard Road.

Deputies say that Heriot fired a handgun at five people while at the business.

One man sustained a minor injury and multiple vehicles were damaged during the incident. 

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Investigators say Heriot is facing multiple charges including five counts of attempted murder, four counts of malicious injury to property, possession of a weapon during a violent crime and possession of a firearm on premises where alcohol is sold.

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According to deputies, Heriot could likely face additional charges.