Affidavit: Suspect told witness he wanted to shoot first person he saw

WEST ASHLEY, SC (WCSC) - The Charleston County Sheriff's Office has charged a man with murder in connection with a fatal February shooting.

Antwan Lamar Green is charged with murder in the death of Alex David Green on Feb. 21. The victim was shot and killed at 1942 Boeing Avenue.

Green is also charged with attempted murder in an incident at 1950 Boeing Avenue on Feb. 17. Green is currently in jail on a separate charge of possession of cocaine, simple possession of marijuana and discharging a firearm into a dwelling.

An affidavit states that on Feb. 21, Alex Green was shot several times. When deputies arrived, the victim was found in lying in the road with several gunshot wounds. The victim is not related to the suspect.

According to the same affidavit, Antwan Green told a witness on Feb. 17 that he "wanted to go out and shoot the first person he saw." The witness told authorities that Green pulled out a 9 mm handgun during the their conversation. The same witness told authorities that later that day, he saw Green step out from behind several cars and fire several shots at him while he was driving.

According to another witness, on the day of the Feb. 21 shooting, Green came out of the shadows in front of the incident location dressed in all black and asked what happened. The witness told authorities that Green left before police arrived, but called the witness an hour later and asked him about what questions the police had asked the witness.

The witness told deputies that two days after the shooting he saw Green place a 9 mm handgun by the fence that separates their back yards.

Green has a bond hearing scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday.

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