Accused murdered nabbed running away from the scene, SC cops say

Source: Oconee County Sheriff's Office, MEGA

Aug. 25 2021, Published 8:06 p.m. ET

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A woman was arrested trying to flee the scene after she allegedly shot a man in the head, police in South Carolina said.

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Carrie Leigh Tyner, 37, is charged with murder in connection to the shooting death of Rodney Johnson, 54, according to WYFF.

The arrest warrants state that Tyner caused the death of the victim by shooting him in the head with a gun.

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Officers received a call on Aug. 23 around 6:30 p.m. in regards to shots fired at a residence in the 400 block of Hobson Street in South Carolina.

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Police found Johnson dead at the scene. Authorities later determined that both Tyner and Johnson lived at the residence. However, police did not release further information about their relationship.

According to investigators, a white female wearing a white tank top and shorts was seen running towards Tocca Highway after the reports of a shooting, and police identify her as Tyner.

Tyner is being held in a South Carolina jail without bond. In South Carolina, only a circuit court judge can set bail on a murder charge.


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