Woman accused of shooting ex-boyfriend at Spartanburg QuikTrip


SPARTANBURG, S.C. (WSPA) – A judge denied bond for a woman accused of shooting her ex-boyfriend at a Spartanburg gas station early Wednesday morning.

Spartanburg Police Department charged Brenda Faye Brown with attempted murder after a shooting at the QuikTrip on West Main Street.

The shooting happened 12:30 a.m., according to police.

When officers arrived on-scene, they found a man who had been shot several times while in the parking lot. He was then taken to Spartanburg Medical Center, where he was treated for his injuries.

The prosecutor said the victim is ICU as of Wednesday afternoon.

Police said Brown, the man’s ex-girlfriend, shot him after the two had an argument in the parking lot.

Walking into the courtroom Brown made eye contact with her family, seated in the back of the courtroom.

The prosecutor read the details of the incident and requested no bond.

Brown had a lawyer and chose not to make a statement. 

59-year-old Brown, who has no criminal history, was arrested and charged with attempted murder, domestic violence, possession of a weapon during a violent crime and pointing and presenting a firearm.

Brown’s son spoke to the judge asking for mercy and delivering a message from the victims family, “They just told me to tell her that they love her and they love me and they’re not mad we’ve got to just pray to get through this together.”

Brown’s next court appearance is scheduled for December 19th. She is currently in the Spartanburg County Detention Center.

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