Florence County Police Searching for Man Wanted in Connection to Shooting on Monday

Florence County Police are searching for a man who is wanted on attempted murder and other charges after another man was hurt in a shooting on Monday. Officers were called to a home in the 800 block of Marion Street after a shooting was reported around 5:55a.m. and found evidence of the shooting in the roadway but did not find a victim. Less than an hour later, officers got a report of a person with a gunshot wound at a home in the 600 block of Carver Street and said the man was taken to the hospital with injuries that were not life threatening. Officers obtained an arrest warrant for David Lee Simpson in connection to the shooting. Simpson also faces charges of discharging a firearm in the city, discharging a firearm into a dwelling and possession of a weapon during a violent crime. If you have any information on his whereabouts you are urged to call the Florence Police Department.