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4 charged in string of armed robberies.


Updated 12-22-2017

Four men are in jail for their roles in a string of armed robberies since August.

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Shooting suspect in custody; faces murder, weapons charges.


Updated 12-11-2017

A local man has turned himself in following a fatal shooting Sunday on Flamingo Road.

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2 charged with murder in Save-Mart shooting.


Updated 11-30-2017

Help from the public combined with detective work helped lead to the arrest of a 17- and a 19- year-old responsible for the shooting death of a Manning Avenue store owner.

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SLED to investigate armed robbery, officer-involved shooting


Updated 11-26-2017

The Sumter Police Department and the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office have requested the State Law Enforcement Division to investigate following an armed robbery and subsequent officer involved shooting.

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Store shooting


Updated 11-24-2017

Officers are working to identify two armed men who shot and killed an employee of a Manning Avenue store Friday night.

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