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KCSO names stabbing suspect
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The Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) issued a warrant Wednesday for the man they say is responsible for the July 11 stabbing of an acquaintance.

KCSO Investigative Capt. Pat Boone said deputies now have a warrant for attempted murder for 55-year-old Alvin James Holloman, whose last official address was Hunting Inc. Road in east Camden. Holloman is accused of stabbing a 59-year-old man just outside the Camden city limits on Old River Road next to the old Bi-Lo off West DeKalb Street.

“We talked to the victim, and found a witness who corroborated his story,” Boone said. “The two men got into an argument over money for cigarettes and the suspect pulled out a knife and stabbed the victim, leaving him with life-threatening injuries.”

Around 5 p.m. July 11, the victim managed to stagger his way across West DeKalb Street to the Wendy’s where he found help. Kershaw County Sheriff Lee Boan and Camden Police Chief Joe Floyd said city officers investigated the case first because of where the victim ended up. It wasn’t until later that night that Camden investigators learned where the actual stabbing took place, leading them to turn the case over to the KCSO.

Boone said the victim was released from a Columbia-area hospital on July 13.

According to the Kershaw County Clerk of Court’s online database, Holloman was found guilty during a bench trial of neglect of a vulnerable adult in 2004, but was sentenced to whatever time served following his arrest at that time. He also pled guilty to shoplifting in 2001, and was sentenced to one year in jail, suspended upon serving 90 days and one year of probation. In October 2009, the Camden officers charged Holloman with assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature. He pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of simple assault and battery that December, and was sentenced to 30 days suspended upon time served.

Holloman was also charged in November 2004 for second-degree burglary, but the charges were dismissed by the 5th Circuit Solicitor’s Office the following June.
In addition, Holloman has either pled guilty or been found guilty of public disorderly conduct and a traffic offense.

Anyone with information as to Holloman’s whereabouts are asked to call deputies at (803) 425-1512.