NCPD: Man charged for deadly shooting at motel

Charleston County News

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – The North Charleston Police Department (NCPD) on Tuesday arrested Jermaine Lawton (32) in connection to a May 12 murder.

According to NCPD, officers arrived to 7415 Northside Drive around 11:00 p.m. and found the victim, identified as Shawn Rivers, with a gunshot wound to the chest.

Lawton is facing charges of murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime. He will appear in bond court on Thursday.

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