Investigators arrest teenager for fatal Berkeley Co. shooting

BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Investigators have arrested a teenager in connection to a deadly shooting early Sunday at a nightclub off Cainhoy Road.

The Berkeley County Sheriff's Office has charged 17-year-old Shaquille Mileak Jamal Washington of Huger with murder. Washington was arrested Tuesday morning and locked up at the Hill-Finklea Detention Center.

Sheriff's deputies were called out to the shooting around 4 a.m. at a nightclub at 1020 Hamlin Corner Road, called, "A Place in the Woods."

When deputies arrived on the scene they found a severely injured man in the parking lot of the club.

Officials say the victim was taken to a Mt. Pleasant hospital where he was pronounced dead around 5:30 a.m. Berkeley County Coroner Bill Salisbury identified the victim as 20-year-old Herman Manigault III, of Wando.

Washington is scheduled to have a bond hearing Tuesday at 7 p.m.

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