1 dead, 1 arrested after shooting near business in Union

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Derrick Jerrod Rice (From: Union Co. Detention Center)

UNION, SC (WSPA) – A man is dead and another is in custody after a shooting outside of a restaurant in Union, Monday afternoon.

The shooting happened at the 500 block of South Church Street around 1:30pm.

According to Union Public Safety, officers arrived at the scene and found the victim laying in the parking lot of Mrs Virginia’s Restaurant.

The coroner identified the victim as 40-year-old Tyvin Marquis Jeter of Union.

Officers arrested 29-year-old Derrick Rice in connection with the shooting.

Rice has been charged with murder and is being held in the Union County Detention Center.

There’s no word yet on the motive for the shooting.

The coroner said an autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday morning.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call the Union Public Safety Department at 864-429-1713 or Crime Stoppers at 888-CRIME-SC.

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