US Marshals capture man wanted for Mt. Pleasant shooting
Police on scene at Seaport Lane (Source: Live 5 News)
Evans (Source: MPPD)
Mt. Pleasant PD giving briefing on reported shooting. (Source: Mount Pleasant PD)
MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (WCSC) -
The US Marshals Fugitive Task Force has arrested a man wanted in connection with a shooting in Mt. Pleasant.
Authorities arrested Darryl Evans II wanted in connection to an April 6 shooting in Remley's Point near Mathis Ferry Road.
According to the Mt. Pleasant Police Department, he was located in downtown Charleston on King Street. He was wanted for attempted murder and for possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime.
Police said during the investigation it was revealed that the shooting was not random as the victim was the intended target.
According to police, a male subject was walking in the roadway within Remley's Point when he was shot near Holy Trinity AME church at 8:25 p.m.
Authorities say after the victim was hit, he walked to the Riverwalk Apartment complex on Seaport Lane where he collapsed.
"Several people in the area rushed to give him aid and to call 911 and give him EMS," said Chip Googe with the Mouth Pleasant Police Department.
Evans was captured on Monday by the United States Marshals Fugitive Task Force with the help of the Mount Pleasant Police Department, the Charleston City Police Department, the North Charleston Police Department and the Charleston County Sheriff's Office.