Man arrested for shooting his son in Spartanburg Co.

Leonard Edgar Scruggs
Leonard Edgar Scruggs (From: Spartanburg Co. Sheriff's Office)

SPARTANBURG, SC (WSPA) – A man has been arrested after deputies say he shot his son multiple times Friday at a home on South Pine Street in Spartanburg.

Leonard Edgar Scruggs, 37, has been charged with attempted murder, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime, and intimidation of a witness.

Spartanburg County deputies say the victim is the 18-year-old son of Scruggs. Investigators say they were not able to interview the victim until Sunday before of the medical treatment he was receiving.

Scruggs is in the Spartanburg County Detention Center under no bond.

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