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Sole survivor describes what happened in home where 3 were killed

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GREENVILLE COUNTY, SC (WYFF) —A woman who hid under a bed to escape a man who killed her brother and two other people described what happened to police.

The information in the police report from the Anderson County Sheriff's Office came from the sole survivor of the shooting, 36-year-old Tara Hendricks.

Hendricks called police from a house a short distance from where the shooting took place on Law Street on Wednesday. Hendricks told deputies that she had been the home on Law Street in Pelzer where she and Victor Vandergrift live. She said her brother was also there.

She said her brother got into an argument with 34-year-old Jared Williams, who was at the home. She said the argument became heated, and Williams pulled out a handgun and shot and killed her brother.

Hendricks said Williams then shot and killed the other man, and then shot her. She said she hid under the bed, and Williams stayed in the house until another woman came in, and he shot and killed her.

Thursday morning, Deputy Coroner Don McCown identified those killed as Wanda Renee Anderson, 40, Victor Vandergrift, 48, and Hank Eaton, 33.

Hendricks said that Williams then stole a green truck and drove away. He was later captured after a chase and crash in Piedmont.

Gladys Waters, the 91-year-old neighbor whose home Hendricks ran to after the shooting, said, "She was scared to death. She was foaming at the mouth. She was hollering, 'Call 911, call 911.'"

Waters said Hendricks told her she was shot in the leg and the arm.

"She was bleeding and I got her a roll of paper towels," said Waters.

Investigators said Hendricks injuries are not life-threatening. She remains hospitalized.

Williams is under guard at Greenville Memorial Hospital where he may undergo surgery for injuries he got in the crash, according to the Sheriff's Office. He will then be moved to the Anderson County Detention Center.

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