UPDATE: Burton shooting suspect turns himself over to police

Crime & Safety

BURTON, S.C. (WSAV) – The suspect in a Burton shooting that killed one and injured another, has turned himself over to police.

Delmar Sanders, 29, turned himself over to officers in Camden County Saturday night, according to the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO). Sanders will remain in the Camden County Detention Facility until his extradition.

He’s charged with Murder, Attempted Murder and Possession of a Weapon during the Commission of a Violent Crime, BCSO said.

According to BCSO, deputies arrived at the scene at Stanley Farms and Lauren Bay roads to find the man and woman wounded Friday morning. Deputies learned the victims had been shot near the road and the suspects fled the scene before they arrived, BCSO said.

Beaufort County Emergency Medical Services was called to the scene to take the victims to Beaufort Memorial Hospital for treatment.

BCSO said the man, identified as 29-year-old Deonne McLendon, of Burton, died at the hospital. The woman injured was treated at the hospital and has since been released.

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