Man charged with murder in killing of 20-year-old in Lake City

Ahmad Rasheek Nesbitt, 18, of Lake City, is charged with murder.

LAKE CITY, SC (WBTW) – The Florence County Sheriff’s Office arrested the man they say was behind the deadly shooting that happened near Salters Street in Lake City Sunday evening.

Major Mike Nunn says the Florence County Sheriff’s Office and the Florence County Coroner’s Office are investigating the shooting after deputies were called to Salters Street in Lake City around 6:20 p.m. Sunday.

According to investigators, the victim was shot on Salters Street and was driven toward Main Street in Lake City where a nearby ambulance was flagged down.  The victim was then transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Major Nunn states the Florence County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as 20-year-old Devonte Hicks, of Lake City.

Ahmad Rasheek Nesbitt, 18, of Lake City, is charged with murder in connection to the shooting, confirms Major Nunn. Nesbitt was booked into the Florence County Detention Center Monday at 11:10 p.m.