Sumter County Sheriff's Office arrest teen in shooting case

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Sumter County Sheriff's Office arrested an 18-year-old man on Monday who allegedly shot a man multiple times on Commander Lane on Sunday.

Norris J. Wilson III, of 1824 Grasshopper Lane, Alcolu, is charged with attempted murder; possession of a weapon during a violent crime; and possession of a stolen weapon.

Warrants issued by the sheriff's office allege that Wilson intentionally shot the victim numerous times while in the roadway along Commander Lane before fleeing the area on Sunday.

The victim, who told investigators the name of the person who reportedly shot him, has undergone surgery and is still in the hospital, states a news release from the sheriff's office.

The release also states that Wilson admitted to investigators that he possessed a stolen firearm and showed officers where he hid the weapon.

Wilson is being held at Sumter-Lee Regional Detention Center. His bond was denied.