Argument leads to shooting; One dead with suspect in hospital

John Washington accused of killing woman after argument

A woman was gunned down Saturday night with the suspect landing in the hospital.

Authorities tell us John Washington and a woman got into an argument and that's when they say he shot her in the upper body.

When officers arrived, she was pronounced dead at the scene and the suspect had taken off at a high rate of speed, lost control on I-77 near Killian Road and was ejected from the car. He's been taken to Palmetto Richland Hospital. His condition is not known at this time.

Authorities are actively investigating the crime.