Deputies with the York County Sheriff’s office have identified five of the six victims in yesterday’s multiple shootings in Rock Hill. Marques Quantez Heath is accused of killing one woman and shooting two others Tuesday and also beat two men with a hammer, police say. Bethany Farrar, who was shot in the chest and is in stable condition at Piedmont Medical center in Rock Hill.
Farrar was pregnant, according to court documents and published reports. Herman Leach, Shane Shillinglaw and Sheila Rushing, who were assaulted by Heath with a hammer, Faris said.
All three were treated at PMC. Laquata Wilson, who was shot at the Farlow Street home, is in critical condition at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.
The woman who was killed has not yet been identified by the York County coroner. No motive for the crimes has been released. Detectives are still working both crime scenes today.
Heath is in the Mecklenburg County jail, pending extradition to South Carolina to face charges