Greenwood City Police have made an arrest in the shooting incident that claimed a woman’s life yesterday on Taggart Ave in Greenwood.
Shawn Patrick Burse, 18 of Taggart Ave was arrested and charged with Involuntary Manslaughter, Possession of a Stolen Firearm, Resisting Arrest and Failure to Stop on Lawful Command.
According to the Greenwood County Coroner Sonny Cox, 21-year-old Teresa Michelle Parkman of Greenwood was shot and pronounced dead at the scene.
Greenwood City Police are reporting that they believe Burse was sitting next to Parkman while attempting to operate a rifle when it was fired, fatally striking Parkman.
Burse is charged with Involuntary Manslaughter, Possession of a Stolen Firearm, Resisting Arrest, and Failure to Stop on Lawful Command.