Deputies say arrest made in fatal birthday party shooting - FOX Carolina 21

Deputies say arrest made in fatal birthday party shooting

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John Cureton (Source: Greenville Co. Detention Center) John Cureton (Source: Greenville Co. Detention Center)
GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) -

After one man died and another one was injured in a shooting at a Greenville County birthday party, deputies said they have made an arrest in the case.

Greenville County deputies said John Cureton, 29, was arrested in connection with the shooting on Luke Lane at Dixie Circle.

Deputies said the shots were fired during a birthday party at a trailer Monday night; one victim was found in the living room and the other in the kitchen. Deputies said the victims were outside when someone behind a nearby trailer fired shots.

One of the victims, 22-year-old Javario Brooks, died at the hospital, according to the coroner.

Deputies said Cureton was arrested Wednesday on the charges of murder, attempted murder and possession of a firearm during a violent crime.

Deputies have not said what the motive behind the shooting was, but according to his arrest warrants, investigators received statements identifying Cureton as the shooter.

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