CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Authorities say they have arrested a 15- year-old male for the homicide that occurred August 4 on Aiken Street.
The police department cannot identify the suspect because he is a juvenile.
He is charged with murder, attempted murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime.
Authorities say he is being held in the Juvenile Detention Center.
According to reports, there was a physical altercation between two groups which led to shots being fired at about 1:30 p.m. near 99 Aiken Street.
Two males were shot.
Jontae Decosta, a 19-year-old male from Charleston, died as a result of a gunshot wound.
The other victim was taken to MUSC with non-life threatening injuries.
The investigation is ongoing.