‘Threatened with a poisonous snake. That’s what police say happened during an argument in Sumter.
Now, the snake is missing and four people are under arrest. [..]
Police say the assault happened in the parking lot of Shuckers Grill and Bar in Sumter. They say the four men surrounded the victim and threatened him with the snake. Investigators say one of the men was bitten, but the victim went unharmed. The four men were later arrested.
Timothy Farmer, the man that was bitten, was treated at the hospital and released. He and two other men are being charged with second-degree lynching.’
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