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Greenwood murder suspect arrested in Columbia

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Xzariera Gray. (Source: GPD) Xzariera Gray. (Source: GPD)
GREENWOOD, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Greenwood Police said Thursday that the suspect in a fatal shooting that occurred early Saturday morning had been captured.

Police said Xzariera Gray was charged with murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.

Police say officers were on patrol around 5 a.m. Saturday when they heard gunshots in the Tanyard area, and when they canvassed the area they located a male victim who had been struck by gunfire.

The shooting victim succumbed to his injuries and the incident was ruled a homicide, officers say.

The coroner identified the victim as Demetrious Alveriz Fuller, 46 of Greenwood. Fuller received medical attention at Self Regional Healthcare before succumbing to his injuries, the coroner said.

Police said they received a tip on Wednesday that Gray was staying with family in Columbia.

Greenwood police said the SLED Fugitive Task Force and the Columbia Police Department located Gray and took him into custody. Gray was then returned to Greenwood and booked into the Greenwood County Detention Center.

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