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Two arrested after man found shot to death in middle of road, deputies say

Shakim Jovon Johnson and Jarred Emille Clement.
Shakim Jovon Johnson and Jarred Emille Clement.(Greenville County Sheriff's Office)
Published: May. 1, 2022 at 10:16 PM EDT|Updated: May. 12, 2022 at 12:15 PM EDT
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GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - Two people were arrested in connection to the murder of a man shot to death on May 1, according to the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office.

The Sheriff’s Office said they were called to Owens Road around 9:30 p.m. in reference to shots fired. Upon arrival, deputies said they found a man dead in the road.

The Coroner’s Office identified the victim as 25-year-old William Jordan Fletcher. An autopsy performed determined that Fletcher died from multiple gunshot wounds.

On May 11, deputies said Shakim Jovon Johnson, 30, and Jarred Emille Clement, 20, were arrested at an apartment complex on Laurens Road in connection to Fletchers death.

During the investigation, officials learned that Johnson and Clement conspired to kill Fletcher and that the shooting was premeditated. The motive behind the shooting is still under investigation.

Deputies said Johnson has been charged with murder, criminal conspiracy, and possession of a weapon during a violent crime. Clement has been charged murder, criminal conspiracy, possession of a weapon during a violent crime, and felon in possession of a firearm.

We’re told both men were taken to the Greenville County Detention Center where they have both received no bond for their charges.

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