PHOTO: Neeses man sought as person of interest in drive-by that killed 6-year-old

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Published: May. 20, 2022 at 5:23 PM EDT|Updated: May. 20, 2022 at 8:21 PM EDT
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ORANGEBURG, S.C. (WIS) - OCSO released a photo of the person of interest, Joshua Devon Pettus.

Joshua Devon Pettus, 29
Joshua Devon Pettus, 29(OCSO)


A Neeses man is being sought as a person of interest in a drive-by shooting that killed a 6-year-old boy.

Orangeburg County Sheriff Leroy Ravenell announced that investigators are looking for Joshua Devon Pettus, 29, in connection with the drive-by shooting that killed Winston Hunter, of Woodford.

“During this intensive and round-the-clock investigation, we have developed a name,” Ravenell said. “If you have any information on his whereabouts, I strongly urge you to call us.”

A photo of the suspected car used in the shooting was released as well.

If you have any information, contact the OCSO at 803-531-4647 or Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC. All callers can remain anonymous.

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