CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – A suspect connected with a deadly shooting of a restaurant employee in downtown Charleston is expected to appear in bond court Thursday.
Antwan Lamont Scott (29) was arrested on numerous charges including murder, attempted armed robbery, and second-degree burglary.
On Tuesday, police responded to Toast All Day off King Street just after midnight following several reports of gunfire in the area.
During an investigation, officers found a male victim lying near the restaurant’s entrance with gunshot wounds – the victim was later identified by the Charleston County Coroner as 64-year-old Gaber Baghdady of Hanahan.
An investigation by Charleston Police revealed that Scott entered the restaurant and confronted Baghdady, attempting to commit an armed robbery.
Scott was a former employee of the restaurant group.
His bond hearing is scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday.