Police arrest suspect in shooting South Carolina legal offspring Alex Murdaugh

BREAKING NEWS: Police arrest suspect in South Carolina roadside shooting of Alex Murdaugh

An arrest has been made in the roadside shooting of South Carolina legal scion Alex Murdaugh, according to multiple reports citing police sources.

The identity of the suspect in the case was not immediately known. DailyMail.com has contacted the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division for more information.

Murdaugh, 53, from one of South Carolina’s most prominent legal families, was shot in the head on Sept. 4 while changing a car tire on the side of a road in Hampton County.

Murdaugh was alone at the time of the incident but managed to call 911 after being hit by the bullet. He was then flown to hospital where he was treated before being released.

Murdaugh is seen with his wife and son, who were shot dead on June 7

On June 7, Murdaugh’s wife, Maggie, and twenty-two-year-old son Paul were both shot and killed at the family hunting lodge in a case that remains unsolved.

Murdaugh is also the subject of a criminal investigation into allegations that he embezzled money from the private law firm where he was a partner.

After the roadside shooting, Murdaugh said he was seeking treatment for drug addiction.

Story in development, more to follow.