Man charged with murder in West Ashley shooting

Robert Fields (Source: Charleston Co. Detention Center)
Robert Fields (Source: Charleston Co. Detention Center)

WEST ASHLEY, SC (WCSC) - One of the two men charged with obstruction of justice in connection with an early-January fatal shooting in West Ashley is now charged with murder.

The Charleston Police Department charged 24-year-old Robert Ramone Fields Jr. with murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime on Tuesday.

Investigators say Fields shot and killed 27-year-old Kentrell Carrell Samuel in a driveway at 9 San Miguel Road on Jan. 5.

Fields and 24-year-old Demeatrius Smalls were arrested and charged with obstruction of justice on Jan. 27.

Fields is being held in the Charleston County Detention Center.

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