Woman arrested in Abbeville County shooting death

  • Posted: Monday, December 30, 2013 6:37 p.m.

ABBEVILLE (AP) — A woman has been charged in the shooting death of a man outside a home in Donalds.

Investigators in Abbeville County say 33-year-old Samuel Oren George was shot several times on Saturday afternoon. Deputies say they got a call from a woman who said she had shot her boyfriend.

Authorities say 33-year-old Lakeicha Marie Burton has been arrested and charged with murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime. Deputies say Burton shot George several times in the shoulder and back at around 4:30 p.m. on Saturday.

Burton was jailed awaiting a bond hearing, and it wasn’t immediately known if she had an attorney. Authorities say there had been ongoing disputes between the two.

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