NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Investigators have arrested a 16-year-old boy for a North Charleston murder.
North Charleston police officials say detectives arrested the juvenile Monday afternoon for the murder of 17-year-old Knowledge Sumpter.
Spencer Pryor with North Charleston police say the teen is being held at the DJJ while he awaits a bond hearing.
According to Pryor, detectives were able to identify the teen as a suspect from information obtained during the investigation which is continuing.
On July 21, officers responded to the 2600 block of Harvey Avenue to a report of a possible body in a yard.
Police discovered a deceased man who was shot.
According to a report, the victim was wearing socks, no shoes, jeans that were down past his knees, boxer shorts and no shirt.
NCPD officials say a canvas of the area was conducted where shell casings, blood and a pair of black shoes were located in the area of another home down the street.