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One person dies in Florence double shooting

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FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) - A double shooting at a Florence hotel Sunday left one person dead and another in the hospital.

According to the Florence County Sheriff's Office, the incident occurred around 11:30 p.m. at a motel located at 3783 W. Lucas St. in Florence.

Florence County Sheriff's Capt. Michael Nunn says Marcus Weaver, 24, of Lake City, was killed by gunfire. Josh Carraway, 22, of Darlington, suffered a gunshot wound, but has since been treated and released from the hospital.

Investigators believe the incident was drug related.

The Florence County Sheriff's Office is looking for a silver Mercury automobile which may have been involved in the incident.

Anyone with information regarding the incident, the location of the silver Mercury or the identity of any subject is asked to contact the Florence County Sheriff's Office at 843-665-2121 or Crime Stoppers of the Pee Dee 843-667-8477. Callers may remain anonymous.

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