Spartanburg Shooting suspects

Xeviyon Rector (Left) Eric Weathersby (Center) and Trevious Cunningham-Garrett (Right), arrested in connection with a shooting on July 29. (Spartanburg County Detention Center, July 31, 2021)

SPARTANBURG, SC (FOX Carolina)- The Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office said that they have now arrested all three suspects connected to a recent shooting incident.

Deputies said that they spotted one of the suspects walking near Bryant Road while patrolling Friday. One of the deputies made small talk with the suspect but grabbed him when he began to get angry. The suspect, 19-year-old Xeviyon Rector, broke away and ran away on foot, according to deputies. Rector was caught and arrested following a short chase, according to deputies.

The second suspect, 18-year-old Eric Weathersby, was found nearby, according to deputies. They add that the K9 Unit attempted to track a third suspect, but they were unable to find them.

Deputies confirmed Wednesday that the third suspect was arrested and charged. According to the Sheriff's Office, Treveious Cunningham-Garret is charged with seven counts of attempted murder, shooting into a dwelling and possession of a weapon. 

The shooting incident happened on July 29, 2021, according to deputies. They say that they went to Williams Street about possible shots fired. Multiple victims were home at the time of the shooting, but there were no injuries, according to deputies.

Xeviyon Rector was arrested Friday and charged with the following:

  • 7 counts of Attempted Murder 
  • Discharge Firearm into Dwelling
  • Possession Weapon During Violent Crime

Eric Weathersby was arrested on Friday and charged with the following:

  • 7 counts of Attempted Murder 
  • Discharge Firearm into Dwelling
  • Possession Weapon During Violent Crime

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