Two men charged after murder at Rock Hill apartment complex, police say – WSOC TV

ROCK HILL, SC — Two men face murder and drug charges after a shooting at a Rock Hill apartment complex on Saturday night, officials said.

Rock Hill Police said they responded at around 11.30pm to reports of shots being fired at The Estates apartments in the 2400 block of Celanese Road.

Upon arrival, police said they found a 26-year-old victim unconscious with a gunshot wound. The person was pronounced dead at the scene.

After an investigation, Rock Hill Police say detectives have identified and arrested four suspects involved in the case.

Two Rock Hill men, Jaelon Devon Kelly, 21, and James Bernard Williams II, 19, have been charged with murder, possession of a weapon in a violent crime, conspiracy to violate the law South Carolina drug and first-degree marijuana possession charge, police said. .

Two young women have also been charged with conspiracy to violate South Carolina’s drug law.

Kelly and Williams will be in Rock Hill Municipal Court for a bond hearing on Monday.

Rock Hill police did not release the name of the victim, but neighbors said he lived in the apartment complex with his mother.

Channel 9 reporter Glenn Counts spoke to a neighbor who said she noticed a trend of this type of crime.

“Right here, last year, we had problems, and that’s more the case with young people. My heart goes out. And my heart is deeply touched because I’m a mother myself, and I could never imagine having to go through something like this,” the neighbor said.

In September, police said they responded to a fatal shooting at the same compound.

In that incident, police say Rayquan Steele, 27, shot and killed the boyfriend of her child’s mother.

This is a developing story. To verify for updates.

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