Man killed in shooting in downtown Greenville

The victim and suspect have been identified in a shooting in downtown Greenville. Ronald Moore has been charged with murder in the case
Published: May. 24, 2023 at 8:32 PM EDT|Updated: May. 25, 2023 at 11:35 AM EDT
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GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The Greenville Police Department is heavily monitoring downtown Greenville after a shooting that killed one person Wednesday night.

Officers said they were in a nearby parking lot when they heard a single gunshot near Towers East Apartments on North Main Street.

Police ran to the scene and found a man, 51-year-old Timothy Kelly, suffering from a gunshot wound. Kelly passed away at the scene.

Coroner responding to shooting in downtown Greenville
Coroner responding to shooting in downtown Greenville(FOX Carolina)

Officers said they found the suspect, Ronald Moore, walking away and took him into custody without any trouble.

Moore is charged with murder, possession of a weapon during a violent crime, unlawful carrying of a firearm and possession of a controlled substance.

Ronald Moore
Ronald Moore(Greenville Police Dept.)

Police said Moore and the victim were acquaintances who got into a verbal altercation before the shooting.

Police and FOX Carolina crews covering the shooting on Thursday morning heard approximately 10 popping noises near East Elford Street, however, they have not determined the source of the noise.

Stay with FOX Carolina for updates on this developing story.