Suspect named in Georgetown County shooting

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.

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.