Man faces more charges in apartment shooting


Sumter Police Department has issued more charges against Marquis Tyquan Porcher, 23, who turned himself in on Tuesday for firing a weapon at Friendship Apartments on May 22. According to Tonyia McGirt, public information officer for the police department, in addition to attempted murder, Porcher, of 14 Copeland St., is also charged with unlawful carrying of a weapon and possession of a weapon during a violent crime. During the investigation, investigators were able to identify Porcher as a suspect after multiple shots were fired at the apartment complex where a vehicle was struck, McGirt said. She said no injuries were reported. Porcher is being held at Sumter-Lee Regional Detention Center.