UPDATE: Goose Creek PD seeks new person of interest surrounding deadly barbershop shooting

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UPDATE JULY 5, 2021

GOOSE CREEK, S.C. (WCBD) – The Goose Creek Police Department seeks another person of interest after a deadly Saturday night shooting at a barbershop.

GCPD is seeking information concerning the pictured individual:

Officials say the individual goes by the street name “LILTICK and is described to be in his early 20’s.

He is believed to have information regarding the July 3 homicide at a barbershop located at 139 E Red Bank Road.

If anyone recognizes the above individual, please contact GCPD immediately at (843) 863-5200.


UPDATE JULY 5, 2021:

GOOSE CREEK, S.C. (WCBD) – The Goose Creek Police Department on Monday announced that the previously sought person of interest has been located, interviewed, and cleared from the investigation.


ORIGINAL:

GOOSE CREEK, S.C. (WCBD) – The Goose Creek Police Department is seeking a person of interest after a deadly Saturday night shooting at a barbershop.

The person of interest is pictured below:

If anyone recognizes the above individual, please contact GCPD immediately at (843) 863-5200.

The shooting incident happened at a barbershop, located at 139 Red Bank Road.

Goose Creek Police were called to the scene and found the victim, Rae’Jay Palmer, behind the barbershop suffering from a gunshot wound, according to Capt. James Brown with Goose Creek Police Dept.

Palmer was getting a haircut when an unknown black male entered the shop, Capt. Brown said. The suspect approached Palmer, and the two engaged in a verbal altercation – which then turned physical.

Palmer attempted to flee toward the back of the shop, but was shot from behind.

He succumbed to his injuries en route to Trident Hospital.

The suspect left the incident driving a white vehicle. He is described to be young black male with gold teeth, and dreads.

GCPD is on search for the suspect.

News 2 will update this story as new information is sent by officials.

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