Second suspect charged in death of Anderson teen
ANDERSON, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The Anderson Police Department said a second suspect has been arrested in connection with the investigation into the death of a teenager in 2022.
Imani Yasmine Sade Clemons, 18, was shot and killed at Fairview Gardens apartments on Dec. 29, 2022. Two other victims were also hurt in the shooting.
After her death, Mikial Ferguson was arrested and charged with murder. Charges against him are still pending.
On Wednesday, officers said Nigel Barner was also charged in connection with the investigation. Barner appeared in bond court where he was charged with possession of a weapon during a violent crime, murder, three counts of assault, discharging a firearm into a dwelling, two counts attempted murder. His bond was denied.
Barner was already in custody for charges from January for burglary, grand larceny and armed robbery, according to the Anderson County Detention Center.
Clemons brother, 19-year-old Shy’Heem Clemons, was killed in gun violence months before her. He died at the hospital after a shooting in July 2022 at the Anderson Mall.
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