SUMMERTON, S.C. - A 29-year-old Summerton man has been shot to death and Clarendon County sheriff's deputies have arrested a suspect.

The Sumter Item reported that Dominee L. Lawson died shortly before 1 a.m. Monday at Clarendon Memorial Hospital.

Coroner Hayes Samuels says Lawson was shot in the abdomen late Sunday night.

The sheriff's office said a 35-year-old Summerton man has been taken into custody. Charges were pending.

Deputies and Summerton police were called to a mobile home around 11:45 p.m. Sunday and found Lawson on the floor of his kitchen.

Sheriff's Maj. Kipp Coker said the two men had been arguing which resulted in a fight that ended with Lawson being shot.

Lawson's body was sent to Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston for an autopsy.


Information from: The Sumter Item,