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Man wanted in fatal Mt. Pleasant shooting arrested in North Carolina

Jimmy Coaxum. (Source: MPPD) Jimmy Coaxum. (Source: MPPD)
MT. PLEASANT, SC (WCSC) -

A 28-year-old North Carolina man has been arrested in connection with a murder in the Snowden Community over the weekend.

Mt. Pleasant Police say Jimmy Coaxum was arrested in Fayetteville, North Carolina. He has been charged with murder in the shooting of 38-year-old Temeka Mitchell.

Officers responded to 1557 Snowden Road Saturday around 2:30 a.m. in reference to a fatal shooting. Police named Coaxum, who is believed to be an acquaintance of the victim, as a suspect in the murder. 

Coaxum is being held at the Cumberland County Detention Center in North Carolina, where he is awaiting extradition back to Charleston. 

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