Woman, 23, shot and killed at Bennettsville home


A woman in her 20's was shot and killed just before 11 o'clock Sunday night at a home on Windham Street in Bennettsville, according to a Bennettsville Police Chief Kevin Miller.

Verkina Townsend, 23, has been identified as the victim and Miller said they're treating the case as a homicide.

He added detectives are talking with witnesses who may have information about the shooting.

At the time of the shooting, there were three other people inside the residence that weren't hurt, he said.

The State Law Enforcement Division is helping to process the crime scene.

No arrests have been made.

If you have any information, you're asked to call the Bennettsville Police Department at 843-479-3620.

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