Suspect found, arrested almost two weeks after deadly Greenwood shooting

The Greenwood Police Department said officers responded to the shooting on Tuesday night
Published: Feb. 28, 2023 at 11:03 PM EST|Updated: Mar. 13, 2023 at 5:08 PM EDT
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GREENWOOD, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The Greenwood Police Department said officers have arrested a suspect following a shooting that killed one person near Taggart Avenue on Tuesday night.

Officers said they responded to Taggart Avenue at around 9:20 p.m. on Feb. 28 after someone reported the shooting.

According to officers, they arrived at the scene and found a male victim suffering from a gunshot wound.

The Greenwood County Coroner’s Office said the victim, identified as 40-year-old Martell Antwine Hamilton, died from his injuries at Self Regional Healthcare ER.

On Monday, March 13, officers announced they found the suspect, 35-year-old Jeremy John Smith.

They added he is charged with murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.