CHESTERFIELD, S.C. — The Chesterfield County Sheriff's Office is currently searching for a man who is accused of shooting and killing an 18-year-old on Hwy 151 in Chesterfield County.
According to deputies, the incident happened at around 11:00 p.m. Wednesday evening.
Deputies said 19-year-old Ryu Deshawn Hough is accused of following the victim, 18-year-old Amber Horton, and her friend down Highway 151 south of Pageland. Witnesses said Hough fired several shots out of the driver’s side window toward the vehicle where Horton was the front seat passenger.
Deputies said Hough was driving a dark blue Dodge Charger.
Horton suffered a single gunshot wound to the right side of her torso and was transported to CMC Union in Monroe where she later died from her injuries.
The Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office is actively looking for Hough in connection to this shooting. If you have information regarding Hough's location, please contact the Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office 843-623-2101 or Dispatch at 843-623-6838. Hough is to be considered armed and dangerous. This is an ongoing investigation.