North Spartanburg Fire Commissioner killed, teen arrested

SPARTANBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA)- A man is dead and a 16-year-old boy is under arrest after a shooting outside a home in Boiling Springs early Monday morning.

The Spartanburg County Coroner says the victim is 60-year-old George Kevin Rush. Officials with the North Spartanburg Fire Department tell us Rush was a fire commissioner for the department.

The shooting happened on Willow Run Terrace just after 6 a.m. Monday.

The sheriff says a teenager is in custody. While being arrested, deputies tell us the suspect kicked out the window of a sheriff’s office cruiser.

Investigators believe the teen acted alone and they are not searching for other suspects. 

An autopsy is now planned for Rush.

By WSPA Staff

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