Man charged for shooting of security guard in Greenville Co.


William McKinney has been charged with attempted murder in connection to the shooting of a security guard Saturday. (Photo: Greenville Co. Detention Center)

GREENVILLE COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the shooting of a security guard that happened early Saturday morning.

Deputies say the shooting happened at Dolce on White Horse Road at 4:14 a.m.

The victim, who is a security guard, was shot at least one time, according to the sheriff’s office.

That person is being treated at a hospital.

Investigators have charged 41-year-old William L. McKinney with attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime. He is now in the Greenville County Detention Center.

No one else has been charged in connection to the incident.

A deputy saw a subject running away from the scene and jumping a fence. The subject got into a vehicle, which fled the scene, deputies said.

They located the vehicle on White Horse Road and initiated a pursuit. The pursuit ended at Dixie Estates Mobile Home Park.

2 subjects were detained and were transported to be interviewed. One subject, the driver, fled the scene on foot.

A Sheriff’s Office K9 was utilized to track the driver, however he was not located. The only description deputies have is a male wearing all black.

Anyone who has any information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 23-CRIME.

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