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Suspect arrested in Greenville burglary

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Kevin Nelson (Greenville Police Dept.) Kevin Nelson (Greenville Police Dept.)

Greenville police said they arrested a man in connection with a burglary at a home Thursday morning.

Police said a man broke into a poll house at a home on Prentiss Avenue. They said that when the man was confronted by the homeowner, the man pointed a gun at the homeowner. They said the man then fired several rounds into the nearby home and fled the scene.

Investigators said they identified the suspect as 20-year-old Kevin Nelson, of Greenville. They said Nelson used a stolen rental car to drive to the home where the burglary happened.

Nelson was charged with attempted murder, possession of a weapon during a violent crime, pointing and presenting a firearm, discharging into a dwelling and possession of a stolen vehicle. He was being held in the Greenville County jail.

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