Goose Creek shooting suspect turns himself in to police

Berkeley County News

GOOSE CREEK, S.C. (WCBD) – Authorities in Goose Creek responded to the Waters at St. James Apartments early Monday morning after receiving a report of shots fired.

It happened just before 8:30 a.m. near the 1,000 building on Emma Meredith Circle.

When officers arrived, they located an African American male who had been shot in the arm.

The victim identified the shooter as Jamal Baylock who left the scene driving a charcoal grey Dodge Charger.

After seeing the media release, Jamal Baylock’s family made contact with a family friend who in turn made contact with Chief LJ Roscoe. Chief LJ Roscoe was then able to make contact with Baylock’s mother and convinced the family that it was in his best interest to turn him in.

Officers say Baylock turned himself in Monday around 6:30 p.m. Baylock is charged with Attempted Murder.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.


Click for latest news and information


Join our daily newsletter!