Man pleads guilty in 2020 fatal Camden shooting

John Kevin Jones
John Kevin Jones(Kershaw County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Jun. 11, 2020 at 5:11 PM EDT|Updated: May. 25, 2022 at 12:26 PM EDT
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CAMDEN, S.C. (WIS) - A 48-year-old man pleaded guilty in connection with a shooting in Camden that killed another man in 2020, according to court records.

John Kevin Jones was arrested and charged with murder in June of 2020.

The shooting happened in the 1200 block of First Street. Officials received a call about the shooting just before 10 a.m. on June 11. When deputies and medical personnel arrived on the scene, they found one person dead in the driveway at the edge of the road.

According to the Kershaw County Coroner’s Office, the person who was killed has been identified as 43-year-old Orlando Donte Priester. Officials said it appeared that Priester, who died on the scene, was shot several times.

Jones is currently being held at the Kershaw County Detention Center.

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