Coroner identifies man killed in Winnsboro shooting, suspect arrested

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Published: Aug. 20, 2022 at 4:59 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 22, 2022 at 11:23 AM EDT
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WINNSBORO, S.C. (WIS) - A man killed in a shooting in Winnsboro has been identified.

The Winnsboro Department of Public Safety responded to reports of a man shot multiple times at the Exxon at the intersection of US Hwy 321 and Ninth Street on Friday around 11:45 p.m.

The victim has been identified as Martez Ke’Montae Hughes, 21, of Winnsboro, according to Fairfield County Coroner Chris Hill. Hughes was pronounced dead at a hospital after succumbing to his injuries.

According to Chief John Seibles, Hughes and another man were in a confrontation when a third man shot Hughes multiple times.

The suspect, Dydreekus Dwight Jaqueli McDaniel, 24, was arrested and booked into the Fairfield County Detention Center and charged with murder.

The incident is still under investigation by WDPS and the Fairfield County Coroner’s office.

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