Third teenage suspect arrested in death of Summerville man

Third teenage suspect arrested in death of Summerville man
Deshawn Ford (Photo Source: Dorchester County Sheriff's Office)
Deshawn Ford (Photo Source: Dorchester County Sheriff's Office)

DORCHESTER COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Dorchester County Investigators arrested a third suspect Thursday in the murder of a North Charleston man shot in the head.

Marques Butler, 18, is charged with murder and armed robbery in the death of Gerrod Metoyer on June 30.

DeShawn Ford, 16; and a 14-year-old who is not being identified because of his age have already been arrested and face the same charges.

Ford will be tried an adult while the 14-year-old will be charged as a juvenile.

Metoyer, 29, of Summerville, was found at the intersection of Ashley Phosphate Road and Dorchester Manor Boulevard at 3:30 a.m.

Dorchester County Coroner Chris Nisbet said Metoyer died of a gunshot wound to the head.

Metoyer's funeral will take place at Dorchester Funeral at 2 p.m. Saturday in Midway, Georgia.

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