Sumter Sheriff's Office offers $2,500 reward for information on fatal shooting


The Sumter County Sheriff's Office is offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information which leads to the arrest and conviction of the person wanted for the Sept. 14 shooting death of 17-year-old Jaquelle Dinkins on Apollo Street in Wedgefield.

Deputies responded to the 200 block of Apollo Street about 12:15 a.m. Sept. 14 and found Dinkins lying on the ground, unresponsive.

Witnesses said they knocked on the door of a home on Apollo Street and an occupant tried to pull them inside. As they fled, shots were fired and Dinkins was hit.

No suspects have been named.

Persons who have information on the case are asked to call (803) 436-2700 or Crime Stoppers at (803) 436-2718. Callers may remain anonymous.


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