Two more men arrested in connection to deadly Eutawville shooting

From left to right: Matthew Brown, 20 and Frank Smoot, 20

ORANGEBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) — Orangeburg County authorities arrested two men wanted in connection to a deadly shooting in Eutawville.

Matthew Brown, 20 and Frank Smoot, 20 are both charged with murder, attempted murder, and possession of a weapon during the commission of a crime. Brown turned himself in to authorities while Smoot was arrested late Thursday while investigators were continuing their search.

From left to right: Matthew Brown, 20 and Frank Smoot, 20
From left to right: Matthew Brown, 20 and Frank Smoot, 20

A total of four people were arrested following a deadly shooting of a woman in Eutawville on Tuesday, July 19. We’re still working to learn her identity from the Orangeburg County Coroner’s Office.

A man was also injured in the incident.

Authorities from multiple agencies conducted a massive search Tuesday into Wednesday after witnesses reported gunshots from several men in a car and a group outside of a home on Craig Street.

From left to right: Treshawn Jenkins, 22 and Zaquan Taste, 18
From left to right: Treshawn Jenkins, 22 and Zaquan Taste, 18

Deputies were involved in a vehicle chase after they spotted a vehicle matching the description. The suspects later crashed.

Zaquan Taste, 18, and Treshawn Jenkins, 22, were both taken into custody during the overnight search.

RELATED: Two of three suspects in deadly Orangeburg County shooting in custody

During a hearing on Thursday, bond was deferred to a circuit court judge for Taste and Jenkins. Bond was deferred to a circuit judge for Brown and Smoot on Friday.

RELATED: Men charged in connection to deadly Eutawville shooting faced bond court judge

Orangeburg County sheriff Leroy Ravenell says the shooting is still being investigating and more charges or arrests are possible.

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