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Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013
Third shooter surrenders to police
Editor – The Link
A 25-year-old man from Bennettsville believed to be involved in a shooting at the Dizzy Gillespie Housing Complex Dec. 4 has turned himself in to authorities.
Steven Edward Davenport of 3707 Aaron Temple Church Road turned himself in at the Cheraw Police Department on Monday. He was allegedly at the Dizzy Gillespie complex with 20-year-old Eyan Tyrelle Ford of 1268 Old Wire Road West and 19-year-old Deshaun Franklin Williams of 3789 Highway 38 N., all of Bennettsville, when shots were fired around 11 p.m. on Dec. 4.
A 20-year-old man from Cheraw was struck in the thigh with one shot, and taken to Chesterfield General Hospital for treatment to his wound. Another victim, a 17-year-old male, was wounded in his arm by shrapnel.
Rams take Academic Bowl title
By virtue of the tie-breaker rule, the Chesterfield scholars won the 2013 Chesterfield County School District Academic Bowl championship.
Because Cheraw and Chesterfield completed the regular season with 5-1 records with the loss at the hands of each other, the title was determined by cumulative points scored all season.
Going into last night's final season matches, the Braves had a slim one-point lead. But the Rams tallied 128 in defeating McBee, while the Braves scored 114 to best Central, resulting in the Rams finishing the season with 675 to top Cheraw with 662.