Late Sunday night, July 30, 2023, shots struck and killed a man in the southside of Sumter. Anthony Rashod Major, 34, was outside his home when he was shot by suspects who fired numerous rounds from a vehicle.
Sumter County Dispatch issued the report of shots fired in the vicinity of Patricia Drive at 10:43 pm. Units from the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office immediately responded to the scene where they found Major.
Emergency Medical Services and an official from the Office of the Coroner arrived at the scene and transported the victim.
Investigators at the scene began processing evidence while patrol units began a search for the vehicle.
Sheriff Anthony Dennis commented, “A life has been taken and along with the help of our community, our investigators are focused on finding the person or persons responsible. As in all cases, we will follow every piece of evidence for as long as it takes to bring justice.” Dennis also asked for prayer for the family of the victim.
A reward of up to $3,000.00 has been offered to those who provide information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect(s) responsible for the murder.
If you have information that may be helpful in the capture and conviction of those responsible for this murder, you may contact Crime Stoppers through the website www.p3tips.com or you may also use the P3 app. More information will be provided as it is available.