CHARLOTTE, SC (WCSC) - Authorities in Charlotte think a murder suspect could be hiding out in Hampton County and are asking for the Lowcountry's help locating the man.
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened Saturday, April 30. The victim was found laying in the street with a gunshot wound to the chest and later died at the hospital.
During the investigation, detectives obtained warrants for the arrest of 30-year-old Sidney Oneal Mays. Police plan to charge Mays with murder. Police say Mays is a long-time resident of Varnville, South Carolina and is well known throughout Hampton County.
Mays is described as a black male, 5'7" and weighing about 120 pounds.
Please contact the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Violent Criminal Apprehension Team (VCAT) at 704-336-VCAT with any information regarding the location of Mays.
A large reward is available to any individual providing information leading directly to the arrest of Mays.