Lowcountry man behind bars after shooting incident in Orange Grove area

Lowcountry man behind bars after shooting incident in Orange Grove area

JASPER COUNTY, SC (WTOC) - A Mitchelville man is behind bars after a shooting incident took place Jan. 7 in the Orange Grove area.

Deputies with the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office responded to find a male with a gunshot wound to the upper torso. They say an altercation took place between the two men. One of them pulled a handgun and shot the other.

Thirty-two-year-old Vernell A. Bolden was arrested by members of the U.S. Marshals Task Force. He is charged with attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.

The victim was transported by EMS to a local hospital. He was later flown to Savannah Memorial Hospital.

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