Murder suspect arrested after shooting in Pickens County
PICKENS COUNTY, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The Pickens County Sheriff’s Office said deputies are investigating after one person was killed during a shooting Thursday night.
Deputies responded to Jericho Ridge Trail around 9:38 p.m. after someone reported the shooting. Witnesses told deputies the shooting occurred after an argument between two people who lived at the home.
When they arrived, they found 55-year-old Charles Byrd with multiple gunshot wounds. Byrd sadly passed away at the scene.
The suspect, 20-year-old Chandler James Smith was found on foot near Price Perry Road.
Smith is charged with murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.
Deputies are currently investigating this situation. We will update this story as officials release new information.
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