Deputies: Dispute over card game leads to fatal shooting in Berkeley County

Berkeley County News

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – The Berkeley County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim of a fatal shooting that stemmed from an argument over a card game.

Deputies with the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to an address on Old Highway 6 in the Cross area just after 6:30 p.m. in reference to a fight that escalated to a shooting.

Once at the scene, deputies located a victim that was suffering from a gunshot wound. That victim was later pronounced deceased.

Through their initial investigation, deputies learned the shooting stemmed from a dispute over a card game.

Berkeley County Coroner George Oliver later identified that victim as 31-year-old Ronvelle Johnson.

Coroner Oliver said Johnson died from a single gunshot wound.

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office and the Berkeley County Coroner’s is investigating the shooting.

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