NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - The coroner's office has identified a man who was murdered at a hotel in Rivers Avenue Monday afternoon.
Authorities say Markay Deveaux died following a shooting at the Siesta Motor Lodge at 4044 Rivers Ave.
Authorities say two male subjects were involved in some type of altercation in the parking lot when the suspect, 57-year-old Walter Graham Jr., took out a handgun and shot the victim in the abdomen.
Investigators say Graham was spotted walking away from the scene, and was apprehended by police. A hand gun was found in his right pocket.
The victim was transported to MUSC in serious condition and later died as a result of his injury.
According to police, the victim and Graham's daughter were involved in a relationship.
Graham has been charged with murder and possession of a firearm during a violent crime. He is being held at the Charleston County Detention Center.
Deveaux was transported to MUSC where he later died of a single gunshot wound.