Charleston police, Marshals arrest murder suspect, charge him with dueling

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Charleston police arrested Darnell White for the Sept. 2 shooting death on upper King Street in Charleston. White has been charged with killing in a duel, a crime punishable by death.

Police responded to 1106 King St. on Sept. 2 and found the victim. Investigators determined the victim had been shot several times. Witnesses told police the suspect and victim were involved in an argument before the shooting.

[Read the SC code on dueling.]

White is currently being held in the Charleston County Detention Center. A bond hearing is scheduled for Thursday.

Authorities are still investigating the crime.

Anyone with information can call Charleston Police at 577-7434 or Crime Stoppers at 554-1111.

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