Three arrested in connection to gang shootout at grocery store

Raheem Jamal Henderson, Tyrell Keron Jackson and Matthew Rashaun Jones.
Raheem Jamal Henderson, Tyrell Keron Jackson and Matthew Rashaun Jones.
Charlie Edward Martin
Charlie Edward Martin

COLLETON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Investigators say three people have been arrested in connection to a gang shootout at a grocery store parking lot in Colleton County.

The Colleton County Sheriff's Office have arrested 22-year-old Tyrell Keron Jackson, 20-year-old Matthew Rashaun Jones and 24-year-old Raheem Jamal Henderson.

Officials with the sheriff's office say Henderson was surrendered to authorities on Thursday, while Jones was taken into custody by US Marshals in Georgia on Wednesday. Jackson was arrested last Friday.

The trio's arrest stems from an incident on Dec. 10 at the Ashepoo Grocery gas station on 8642 ACE Basin Parkway. Witnesses told investigators that two groups of people in two cars had exchanged gun fire in the parking lot of the business.

An incident report states that at least two people were struck by bullets in the incident.

The Colleton County Sheriff's Office is continuing to look for 21-year-old Charlie Edward Martin. Investigators say 21-year-old Dylan Davarn Brown, who was also sought for the incident, surrendered to authorities.

According to officials with the sheriff's office and the Walterboro Public Safety Department, the incident was a retaliatory shooting for another shooting that happened two hours before outside a home on Green Pond Highway that injured two people.

Investigators charged 17-year-old Kareem Risher, 18-year-old Rashaan Tysean Donaldson and 18-year-old James R. Pierce for the incident.

According to an investigative report, all evidence indicates the shootings are related to local gang activity.

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