GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) - Deputies with the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office said two people accused in a drive-by shooting that injured a woman on May 17 have been arrested.
Deputies said the shooting happened in West 8th Street in the Woodside community.
Deputies said the second suspect, William Robert Nash Gillespie, was arrested Thursday after he was found in Laurens County.
According to the Laurens County Sheriff's Office, GCSO requested assistance in apprehending Gillespie around 11 a.m. Thursday morning.
Deputies say due to the nature of the crime, Laurens County's SWAT team was activated and responded to the 2900 block of Cowens Bridge Road in Gray Court.
Once on scene, deputies say several attempts were made to get the suspect to exit the residence, but he refused to comply. According to the sheriff's office, at 1 p.m., members of the SWAT team were able to successfully remove Gillespie from the home without harm.
Gillespie was then turned over to the Greenville County Fugitive Apprehension team.
On May 22, deputies said the first suspect, Kara Ann Skipper, 33, was arrested.
“During the course of the investigation, investigators learned that Gillespie and Skipper drove to 8th street and opened fire from their vehicle, striking a female victim at least one time.,” said Lt. Ryan Flood in a news release. “The victim was transported to the hospital for treatment and is still recovering from her injuries,” he added.
Both Gillespie and Skipper are charged with Attempted Murder, Possession of a Weapon during a Violent Crime and Criminal Conspiracy. Skipper was given no bond and Gillespie is awaiting a bond hearing, Flood said.