A brush fire with dense smoke along Interstate 26 near Charleston Southern University slowed eastbound highway traffic Saturday afternoon.

An exit ramp in the area was closed so firefighters could put out the flames.

The blaze was reported about 3:10 p.m., according to the S.C. Highway Patrol.

It was cleared by about 5:30 p.m., according to the North Charleston Fire Department, which had three trucks there.

HARBISON — A woman was arrested after an incident in a Walmart in which she allegedly stabbed a man in the neck with a fork.

Around 11 a.m., a man and woman began arguing, according to a report by the Columbia Police Department. Jeancia Thompson is accused of grabbing a fork and stabbing the man several times in the neck, the police department said.

The man, whose name was not released, was taken to the hospital for treatment. His condition was not available.

COLUMBIA — A man was shot to death at a home near Columbia Mall.

Richland County deputies say officers checking on a call about shots fired around 4 p.m. Friday found a 25-year-old man dead in the home. Richland County Coroner Gary Watts said Raynard McCoy was shot several times in the upper body.

Investigators released few details about the case, but say deputies want to talk to the driver of a white Ford Crown Victoria with writing on the back window seen leaving the area around the time of the shooting.

ROCK HILL — Police are investigating how a man ended up shot to death in the middle of a street.

Authorities said officers responding to a call about shots fired around midnight Friday found a 32-year-old man wounded. He died a short time later at the hospital, and his name has not been released.

Investigators are following up on several leads from people in the neighborhood, but no suspect has been identified. Authorities say this is the second homicide in Rock Hill this year.

Staff, wire reports