Bamberg minister shot and killed, wife in hospital

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The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting off of Windsor Spring Road.

BAMBERG COUNTY, S.C. (WJBF) – A Bamberg County minister is dead and his wife in the hospital after a shooting.

According to the Times and Democrat newspaper out of Orangeburg County, it happened Saturday morning on Spring Branch Road.

The victim has been identified as 69-year-old Frank McNair.

He was a minister at a Bamberg-area church.

Deputies found his wife nearby with a gunshot wound.

She’s being treated at the hospital.

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division is assisting in the investigation.

Investigators say the shooting is an apparent murder and suicide attempt.

We are working to get more details about this case.

When we find out more, we’ll let you know.

SOURCE: The Times and Democrat

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