Suspect arrested in North Charleston shooting

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) — The North Charleston Police Department has arrested Jerry King, 45, in connection to Friday morning’s shooting near the corner of Disco Street and Raven Avenue.

Police believe king shot a man who was riding a bicycle.

Witnesses told officers that someone in a blue BMW was chasing the victim moments before the shooting.

Police identified King as the suspect, and arrested him at a business on Rivers Avenue.  King is charged with attempted murder and possession of a weapon during the commission of a crime.

A bond hearing is scheduled on Saturday morning.

According to police, King and the victim knew each other.  Officers are still trying to determine a motive for the shooting.

 

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