Deputies arrest suspect in fatal Cane Bay shooting

SUMMERVILLE, SC (WCSC) - Berkeley County deputies arrested a 35-year-old man in connection with a shooting that killed a Summerville man one week ago.

Wade David Williamson III faces charges of murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime, according to Berkeley County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Mike Cochran.

Deputies responded to the 100 block of Decatur Drive at approximately 7:20 a.m. on April 8 to investigate a shooting. The victim, who deputies say was shot three times, was later identified as Liam Owen Vernon, 35, of Summerville.

Investigators say the two men were associated with each other prior to the shooting.

Williamson was being held at the Hill Finklea Detention Center pending a bond hearing Monday morning.

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