Crime

Georgetown County deputies find man wanted for attempted murder

Georgetown County deputies late Wednesday announced they captured a man they earlier had asked the public's help in locating. Police sought Francis Brian Stalvey on charges of first-degree burglary and attempted murder. Deputies said he broke into an occupied home and shot at the resident inside Wednesday, said agency spokeswoman Carrie Cuthbertson.Cuthbertson said the incident occurred around 4 p.m. Wednesday at a home on Williams Hill Road. She said the occupant of the house retrieved a handgun and returned fire causing Stalvey to flee in a white pickup truck. A motive was not released and police did not identify the relationship between Stalvey and the victim.

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