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Authorities arrest suspect in James Island shooting


US Marshalls say they have arrested a man who attempted to kill another man outside of an apartment.

Authorities arrested 21-year-old Desmon Champagne on Friday.

Charleston County Sheriff's deputies say Champagne shot a man in the chest last Monday along Fort Johnson Road.

According to authorities, witnesses say Champagne was arguing with the victim in a front yard, when he fired at the victim, hitting him in the chest.

Investigators say Champagne then drove off.

The victim was able to identify Champagne to emergency responders who came to the scene.

Champagne was charged with attempted murder. He's expected to go through bond court on Saturday.

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