1 arrested, 1 wanted after deadly in shooting on Belton Hwy. in Anderson Co.

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ANDERSON CO., SC (WSPA) – Deputies have arrested one man and are looking for another in connection with the shooting death of another man on Belton Highway in Anderson County.

Timothy Wells (From: Anderson Co. Sheriff’s Office)

According to the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office, a man was flown to the hospital after he was shot Saturday near Belton.

Deputies said the victim – 30-year-old Kevin Pierce of Anderson – died from his injuries at the hospital on Sunday.

Detectives have charged Johnathan P. Hart, 26, of Starr, with murder.

According to a warrant, the men got into an argument before Pierce was shot in the head.

Hart was arrested and is currently being held in the Anderson County Detention Center with no bond.

Deputies originally said Timothy N. Wells was wanted on a murder charge. After further investigation, deputies said he is wanted for questioning.

Anyone with information on the location of Wells is asked to call the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office at (864) 260-4405 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 274-6372.

Deputies investigating a shooting that injured a man on Belton Hwy. (WSPA)

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