Shots rang out at the Fairway Club Apartment Complex in Greenville on Saturday. And when police got to the scene, they found Shaquan Sanders shot to death and his cousin shot several times, but still alive. On Thursday, the Sanders family said the cousin was out of the hospital but still recovering from his injuries.
"I just wished they would put the guns down, fight it out don't use a gun," Sharia Lee said.
She's Sanders' mother and talked to FOX Carolina about this death.
"We're not doing good, my child was a good boy, he didn't deserve to die like that. He had his whole life ahead of him," Lee said.
Police arrested 16-year-old Andre Knox, 18-year-old Raekwon McLean and a 15-year-old minor in connection with the homicide. Lee had a message for those accused in the case.
"How could you take my child away from me? How could you? That's what I would ask, how could you take somebody's life?" Lee asked.
FOX Carolina received a FOX Fuss from someone who claimed to McLean's mother. The email states:
"I am the mother of Raekwon McLean and I would like to make a statement on my son's beahlf [sic]. You guys don't have the whole story to this case and Raekwon's story needs to be heard."
Others who know the McLean family also contacted FOX Carolina and said the shooting is a self-defense case. Those who called said Sanders and his cousin tried to rob McLean, Knox and the 15-year-old.
However, for now, all police will say is those involved met at the complex for a drug deal.
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