Florence police identify suspect wanted for Ingram Street shooting


FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) – Florence police are looking for a suspect who reportedly rode to Ingram Street on a bicycle and shot a person Thursday night.

Bennie John Nowlin is wanted for the shooting, which happened at the Ingram Street Grocery, according to a news release from the Florence Police Department. Nowlin should be considered armed and dangerous.

According to information from Florence Police Lt. Mike Brandt, officers were dispatched to 724 Ingram St. in reference to the shooting. The suspect reportedly shot the victim several times after a brief conversation.

The suspect left on the bicycle and the victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment, according to Brandt.

Anyone with information should contact the Florence Police Department at (843) 665-3191 or Crime Stoppers at (888) CRIMESC.

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