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One Person In Custody After Shooting Outside Spartanburg Salvation Army

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Rodney Bryon Thompson arrested in shooting outside Salvation Army Rodney Bryon Thompson arrested in shooting outside Salvation Army
One person is in custody after a shooting in Spartanburg early Friday night. One person is in custody after a shooting in Spartanburg early Friday night.
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One person is in custody after a shooting in Spartanburg early Friday night.

Captain Art Littlejohn of Spartanburg Public Safety said that two men were waiting in a car in the parking lot at the Salvation Army on John B. White Sr. Boulevard. A third man joined them and got into the backseat and proceeded to get into an argument with the driver. The argument escalated and the backseat passenger proceeded to shoot the driver  two-to-three times. According to Littlejohn, the man got out and into another car and fled the area.

A short time later, officers, along with a Spartanburg County Sheriff's deputy, responded to Highway 221 in Roebuck after witnesses reported seeing a vehicle matching the one the suspect was in. Officers spotted the vehicle and a man who matched the suspect's description and he was taken into custody for questioning.

Public Safety officers say 45 year old Rodney Bryon Thompson of Moore was booked into the Spartanburg County Detention Center early Saturday morning.

They say Thompson tossed a bag into the woods that contained crack cocaine.

Officers say Thompson faces charges of attempted murder, possession of a weapon during a violent crime and trafficking cocaine greater than 28 grams.

Littlejohn said that the victim was transported to Spartanburg Regional Hospital, but his condition was not known.


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