Suspect arrested in deadly shooting on Spruill Avenue

Suspect arrested in deadly shooting on Spruill Avenue

North Charleston Police have arrested a suspect in connection to a fatal shooting Saturday morning.

27-year-old Tyrone Benn was arrested Saturday night. Police say detectives were able to identify Benn as the suspect in the murder of Samuel Coardes.

Officials say the shooting happened outside of the Circle A Convenience Store at 1813 Spruill Avenue.

Police responded to the scene around 10 a.m. this morning, where they found the male victim, 25-year-old Samuel Coardes of North Charleston, on the ground suffering from gun shot wounds.

Officials say Coardes was later pronounced dead.

Witnesses say Coardes and another male were in a conversation outside the store, when the suspect pulled a handgun and fired several shots. 

The suspect then fled the scene. 

The incident is still under investigation. We will update this story as details come in. 

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