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2 arrested in connection with shooting in Richland County

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Brandon Blocker (Source: Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center) Brandon Blocker (Source: Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center)
Tkethis Gilmore (Source: Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center) Tkethis Gilmore (Source: Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center)
RICHLAND COUNTY, SC (WIS) -

Two people were arrested Thursday in connection with a shooting on April 25.

Brandon Blocker, 27, and Tkethis Gilmore, 31, were apprehended by the Richland County Sheriff's Department Fugitive Task Force.

Richland County Sheriff's Deputies were dispatched to the 2700 block of Sunset Boulevard in West Columbia April 25 when they located a victim who stated that he was involved in a verbal altercation over drugs with Blocker and Gilmore, authorities said.

Authorities said the victim stated that the incident occurred at 730 Arrowwood Road, where Blocker and Gilmore assaulted and shot him.

The victim escaped to West Columbia where he called law enforcement. The victim was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Blocker is facing attempted murder and firearm charges and Gilmore is facing attempted murder and third-degree assault and battery charges.

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