Police Arrest Suspect in Connection with South Carolina Mall Shooting

Jewayne Price

A 22-year-old man was arrested in connection with the South Carolina mall shooting that left 14 people injured on Saturday.

Police arrested Jewayne Price and charged him with unlawful carrying of a pistol, police said.

Two other men were detained and released after police determined they were not involved in the Saturday’s shooting, WOLO reported.

According to surveillance footage, there are two other male suspects still at large.

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Police believe the shooting was part of an ongoing conflict between groups.

There were no fatalities.

WOLO reported:

Columbia Police Department has arrested a 22-year-old male in connection with the shooting incident at Columbiana Centre.

Columbia Police Department investigators say they are continuing to work to identify at least two additional suspects who were observed with firearms.

Jewayne M. Price was initially detained by law enforcement as a person of interest, he will be charged with Unlawful Carrying of a Pistol, according to police. Columbia Police say the department is in consultation with the 11th Circuit Solicitor’s Office and additional charges may be forthcoming.

Two additional males who were also detained for questioning have been released from police custody after investigators determined they were not involved in the shooting.

After speaking with witnesses and reviewing surveillance video, Columbia Police say they believe at least three suspects displayed firearms inside the mall. CPD is working to determine how many suspects discharged firearms, injuring multiple people.

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