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RCSD Seeks Rutherford for Attempted Murder

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott is requesting the community’s assistance in locating Jonathan Edward Rutherford (DOB: 10/14/1992) wanted for attempted murder.

Sheriff Leon Lott stated that on Saturday, December 10, 2016 while the victim was traveling on Trotter Road (Hopkins), 29061, Rutherford pulled his vehicle in front of the victim’s vehicle forcing it to stop; Rutherford then shot the victim in the upper body and fled the location. The victim was transported to Palmetto Health Richland in critical condition. The Sheriff stated that Rutherford and the victim were involved in an altercation prior to the incident.

Sheriff Leon Lott is asking for assistance in locating Rutherford (image below). To receive up to $1000 for information leading to his arrest, please call, email or text your anonymous tip to: Crimestoppers at 1-888-crimesc, or text “TIPSC plus your message” to CRIMES (274637).

December 12, 2016

5623 Two Notch Road 
Columbia, South Carolina 29223 
(803) 576-3000 phone (803) 576-3195 fax

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