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Police: Man charged in Belton murder, attempted suicide

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Deputies, police and the coroner respond to the fatal shooting along Anderson St. in Belton. (Aug. 7, 2013/FOX Carolina) Deputies, police and the coroner respond to the fatal shooting along Anderson St. in Belton. (Aug. 7, 2013/FOX Carolina)
Robert Rampolla mugshot (Source: Anderson County Sheriff's Office) Robert Rampolla mugshot (Source: Anderson County Sheriff's Office)
Teresa Williams (Source: The Williams Family) Teresa Williams (Source: The Williams Family)
Deputies, police and the coroner respond to the fatal shooting along Anderson St. in Belton. (Aug. 7, 2013/FOX Carolina) Deputies, police and the coroner respond to the fatal shooting along Anderson St. in Belton. (Aug. 7, 2013/FOX Carolina)
Deputies, police and the coroner respond to the fatal shooting along Anderson St. in Belton. (Aug. 7, 2013/FOX Carolina) Deputies, police and the coroner respond to the fatal shooting along Anderson St. in Belton. (Aug. 7, 2013/FOX Carolina)
BELTON, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Belton police said a shooting in a parking lot was a murder with a suicide attempt.

On Wednesday night, officers said they found a man and a woman with gunshot wounds to the head in the parking lot of a nightclub, in Belton.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene, and deputies identified her as 47-year-old Teresa Williams, of Belton.

Robert Rampolla, 76, was released from the hospital on Friday and charged by Belton police with murder and possession of a firearm during the comission of a violent crime in connection with the death of Williams, according to police.

Anderson County Coroner Greg Shore said the Rampolla shot the woman, then turned the gun on himself. Shore said he was not sure how the man and woman knew each other.

On Friday, Rampolla was released from the hospital and transported to Anderson County Detention Center, according to Belton Police.

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