Darlington man arrested by Florence Police


Officers from the Florence Police Department arrested 33-year-old Torress Burgess (of Darlington County) on Wednesday, August 8, 2023, after a months-long investigation into a shooting at the Creekside Bar and Grill around 11:30 p.m. on April 27, 2023. 

In April, Officers responded to a call of a man with a gun and when they arrived they discovered Burgess had allegedly shot a victim during an argument.

The report states Burgess drove off before officers arrived at the bar.

EMS took the victim to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Burgess was held at the Darlington County Detention Center before being transferred to the Florence County Detention Center. He faces charges of attempted murder, possession of a weapon during a violent crime, unlawful carry of a pistol and driving under suspension.

He was denied bond during a hearing on Thursday morning.

Author: Stephan Drew

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