Suspect named in Georgetown County shooting

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PAWLEYS ISLAND, SC (WBTW) – The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office has named a suspect in the shooting that injured at least one person Monday morning.

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Raekwon Shaheed Jarrell Grant, 21

Lt. Michael Nelson, Public Information Officer, says deputies responded to 436 Riverview Drive around 4:30 a.m. Monday after reports of shots being fired in the area. Witnesses on scene told deputies they heard numerous gunshots and saw multiple vehicles quickly leaving the parking lot.

A witness told deputies that one person had been shot in the leg and was taken by a bystander to Tidelands Memorial Hospital in Georgetown.

Deputies have identified Raekwon Shaheed Jarrell Grant, 21, as a suspect in connection with the shooting. Grant is wanted for assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature and one count of possession of a weapon during a violent crime.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information related to the shooting is asked to contact the sheriff’s office at 843-436-6049, or text GCSOTIP, followed by your message, to 274637.