South Carolina man charged with murder after shooting father

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LAKE CITY, S.C. (WBTW) — A 21-year-old man was arrested on Friday after he killed his father in South Carolina, according to the sheriff’s office.

Mason Christopher Yarborough, of Lake City, South Carolina, was charged with murder after he shot his father on Friday following an argument, according to the sheriff’s office.

His father, 49-year-old Donald C. Yarborough, was killed at his home near Lake City, according to authorities.

Mason Yarborough fled the scene on foot and was taken into custody a short time after without incident, according to the sheriff’s office.

He was being held in the Florence County Detention Center awaiting a bond hearing, as of Friday afternoon.

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