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Most Wanted: Darnell Reid

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Moncks Corner police are looking for 19-year-old Darnell Quintin Reid.

Reid is wanted on a charge of assault and battery in connection with a July 31 shootout at the Village Apartments.

"There were numerous shots fired. I believe we recovered 14-16 nine millimeter casings," said Moncks Corner Police Lt. Michael Roach.

Police say Reid fired a shot that hit the other gunman in the stomach.

Investigators believe the shooting was sparked by a post on social media.

"There was some dispute about what Mr. Reid put on a Facebook page about snitches," Roach said.

Officers say a bullet almost hit Reid's mother in her upstairs apartment.

"Had she been standing on the other side of the bed we might be talking another victim," Roach said.

Investigators actually got in touch with Reid after the shooting say he tried to convince them he was the victim.

"That night I talked to him on the phone and he's telling me it was an issue of self defense, that they rolled up on him, they fired first," said Roach.

"If he's gonna argue self defense he can't prove that by running and hiding."

Reid stands 5'10" and weighs about 160 lbs.

His last known address was at Village Apartments in Moncks Corner, but he may be hiding in Atlanta.

Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers at 554-1111.

You can remain anonymous and may earn a cash reward.

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