3 suspects arrested in North Charleston ATM robbery, shooting

Floyd Woods III (Source: Cashbond)
Floyd Woods III (Source: Cashbond)

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - North Charleston Police arrested of three suspects in the January robbery and shooting that took place at an ATM at SC Federal Credit Union.

Detectives located and arrested 16-year-old Denzel Simmons, of Aintree Street, and 16-year-old Paris Austin, of Kent Street, on Wednesday. On Thursday, detectives arrested 17-year-old Floyd Woods III, of Harvey Avenue.

North Charleston Police say the ATM was robbed at 1:15 a.m. Jan. 12. The victim told police she pulled up to the drive up ATM at the SC Federal Credit Union when she was approached by two black male suspects.

The victim said that one suspect ran up to her vehicle with a silver handgun and began to shoot at her. She told police that the suspect shot her "point blank" approximately three times.

The victim drove off towards Rivers Avenue and stopped in the parking lot at 3,700 Rivers Avenue where police were called. The victim was transported to the hospital with gun shot wounds and was in intensive care after the shooting.

Austin is charged with attempted murder, attempted armed robbery, possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime and possession of a pistol by a person under 18. Simmons is charged with attempted murder and attempted armed robbery. Both suspects appeared before a bond judge Thursday afternoon.

Floyd Woods is charged with attempted murder and attempted armed robbery and is expected to appear in bond court Friday.

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