Man accused of shooting girlfriend several times

A 23-year-old Cheraw woman is in the hospital after she was shot by her boyfriend four to five times on John Motley Drive in Cheraw, according to Cheraw Police Chief Keith Thomas.

Ronnie Campbell Self,

36, is charged with Attempted Murder, according to Thomas.

Thomas said the woman was able to tell them it was Self who shot her.

Officers immediately began searching for


and found him 45 minutes later about one block away from the shooting at a home on Clemmons Street.

Thomas said investigators are questioning witnesses in effort to gather more information on the shooting.

Self remains in the custody of the Cheraw Police Department.