NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – The North Charleston Police Department has arrested a 19-year-old in connection to a murder case at Northwoods mall.
The North Charleston Police Department arrested and charged Benjamin Rashard Bonneau, 19, for the August 2nd murder at 2181 Northwoods Blvd.
Bonneau will face a bond judge tomorrow.
One person was killed and another injured during a shooting near Northwoods Mall late Friday evening.
According to Deputy Chief Thomas Deckard with the North Charleston Police Department, officers responded to reports of a shooting at the mall around 9:48 p.m.
It happened in the parking lot area of the mall near the entrance of Dillards and across the street from the movie theater.
Upon arrival, Deckard said officers located a victim suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Officials identified the victim as 23-year-old Harry Pinckney of Walterboro, died as a result of a gunshot wound.
Shortly after, another victim was found at 2330 Ashley Phosphate Road in a vehicle with apparent gunshot damage.
Deckard said the victim was immediately transported to an area hospital for treatment.
The shooting remains under investigation.