1 shot during attempted repossession in Gaffney


Russell Smith (Courtesy: Cleveland County Detention Center)

GAFFNEY, S.C. (WSPA) – One man was injured and another arrested following a shooting in Gaffney.

Gaffney Police Chief Chris Skinner said the shooting happened around 7 p.m. Tuesday on Beltline Road.

Skinner said a man was attempting to repossess a tractor trailer truck when he was shot following a brief argument.

The victim was taken to Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. Skinner did not know the victim’s condition.

The suspect, identified as 31-year-old Russell J. Smith, left the scene. He was later arrested in Cleveland County, N.C.

Skinner said Smith will be charged with attempted murder.

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories

Home for the Holidays
Turkey Day Giveaway
Color Your Weather
Dollywood Ticket Giveaway
Pro Football Challenge
wspa news app free for download choose your store below
download the wspa news app from the apple app store
download the wspa news app from the google play store