Man arrested after Saturday night shooting at Walterboro motel

Rodney Faulkenberry, 55, of Walterboro is accused of shooting another man at the Sunset Inn in Walterboro on Oct. 12, 2013.

Police arrested a man Saturday night about 45 minutes after they say he shot another man multiple times in a Walterboro motel room.

Walterboro police responded to the Sunset Inn on Bells Highway near the I-95 interchange about 8:30 p.m. and found 30-year-old Maurice Kemp with gunshot wounds to his left chest and left cheek, Major Ken Dasen said.

Kemp told police he was shot by Rodney Faulkenberry during a fight inside Kemp’s room, Dasen said. Kemp was taken by ambulance to the Medical University Hospital.

Dasen said they arrested Faulkenberry, 55, of Walterboro about 9:15 p.m.

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