Leesville man charged with attempted murder

Published: Sep. 18, 2023 at 2:05 PM EDT
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LEXINGTON COUNTY, S.C. (WIS) - The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department arrested a Leesville man in connection with a shooting on Sunday.

Deputies said 58-year-old Daryll Jamar Thompson shot a rifle multiple times toward a victim’s property in the 400 block of West Hampton.

“The victim was struck by a round in the neck,” said Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon.

According to arrest warrants, Thompson was charged with attempted murder and possession of a firearm during a violent crime.

Deputies said Thompson was arrested after an hours-long search Sunday morning. He is being held in the Lexington County Detention Center.

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