Suspect in shooting at Clinton Pizza Hut arrested - FOX Carolina 21

Suspect in shooting at Clinton Pizza Hut arrested

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Ladairous Franks (Laurens Co. Sheriff's Office) Ladairous Franks (Laurens Co. Sheriff's Office)
Police investigate a shooting at the Pizza Hut restaurant on S. Broad Street. (Nov. 19, 2012/FOX Carolina) Police investigate a shooting at the Pizza Hut restaurant on S. Broad Street. (Nov. 19, 2012/FOX Carolina)
CLINTON, SC (FOX Carolina) -

The suspect in a shooting at a Clinton restaurant on Monday night was arrested Tuesday evening, according to police.

The shooting happened about 10 p.m. at Pizza Hut on South Broad Street.

Police said 20-year-old Ladairous Franks, an employee of the restaurant, and another worker got into an argument. They said Franks shot his co-worker in the arm, and the bullet went into his back.

Franks ran into some nearby woods after the shooting, police said. They said Franks was not found during a search of the area.

According to Clinton Public Safety Interim Director Crystal Roberts, Franks turned himself in to authorities about 7 p.m. Tuesday.

The victim was expected to survive, police said.

Franks was charged with attempted murder, possession of a weapon during a violent crime and two weapons violations, Roberts said. She said Franks will have a bond hearing Wednesday morning.

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