GREENVILLE COUNTY, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - Deputies with the Greenville County Sheriff's Office say say a suspect has been taken into custody for the June 13 shooting death of George Slade. 

We're told by authorities the call for a gunshot wound came in around 8:52 p.m. on McGarity Street. 

The Greenville County Sheriff's Office said in a statement that Slade died after being transported to Prisma Health Greenville. 

On Monday, deputies say investigators obtained warrants on 29-year-old Lee Nathaniel Washington, Jr for murder, possession of a weapon during a violent crime and felon in possession of a weapon.  

Deputies say Washington, Jr. was arrested by the Easley Police Department who tell us he was being held on an unrelated charge of unlawful carrying of a pistol. He has since been transferred to Greenville County Detention Center.

This case remains an active investigation with Greenville County Coroner's Office and the Greenville County Sheriff's Office. 

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