CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Charleston police say they have arrested the man responsible for the shooting on the east side of downtown Charleston Monday evening.
According to Charles Francis, police spokesman, police arrested 28-year-old Tory Donyell Collins, who lives on Blake Street, and charged him with assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime. Collins was arrested Tuesday afternoon.
Investigators say he shot a 35-year-old man in the back of his shoulder around 5:40 p.m. on Johnson Street. Police say the shooting followed an argument.
An officer on patrol in the area responded quickly to the sound of about eight to ten gunshots, according to a police report. He found the victim lying on the ground screaming "he shot me!"
The victim was taken to Medical University of South Carolina for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.
Collins is expected in bond court on Wednesday.