Suspect arrested for two separate shootings that occurred on the same day in SC

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Source: Spartanburg County Detention Center

Sep. 2 2021, Published 8:12 p.m. ET

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A man has been arrested and charged after allegedly murdering a victim and attempting to murder another person on the same day in two separate incidents, police said.

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A woman was originally charged in connection to the murder, but those charges were dismissed, officials in South Carolina said.

Phillip Ronald Miller, 34, is currently being held at the Spartanburg County Detention Center in connection to a shooting that happened along Hobson Street in Walhalla, South Carolina.

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In the arrest warrant, he is accused of shooting the victim, Michael Rodney Johnson, in the head and arm.

Miller was also charged with attempted murder and first-degree burglary for a separate shooting that occurred on the same day, Aug. 23, on Mormon Church Rod near Seneca, South Carolina.

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Miller was charged with breaking into a residence with the alleged shooter, Darrell Earl Maxwell Jr., 39, and helping him leave the scene.

Maxwell Jr. was arrested on Aug. 24 with charges of attempted murder, first-degree burglary, petit larceny and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime.

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