Police: Father arrested for fatally shooting son

Authorities at the shooting scene in Moncks Corner.
Authorities at the shooting scene in Moncks Corner.

MONCKS CORNER, SC (WCSC) - Authorities say a 49-year-old man has been arrested for shooting his son at a home in Berkeley County.

The Moncks Corner Police Department have arrested William Moore for the death of 24-year-old Adam Moore.

According to authorities, the shooting happened at a home on Red Leaf Boulevard near Cypress Gardens in Moncks Corner.

Officers say when they went to the home, they found William Moore pleading to get the victim some help. Authorities then detained William Moore and transported Adam Moore to a local hospital where he died.

William Moore was also treated and released.

Detectives report that it was a domestic argument that led to the shooting of Adam Moore. A small handgun believed to be the murder weapon was discovered by police.

William Moore will be charged Friday morning with a bond hearing at Hill-Finklea Detention center later that evening.

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