Coroner identifies man killed in Lincolnville shooting; 1 charged

Coroner identifies man killed in Lincolnville shooting; 1 charged
Dontreia Durant (Source: Al Cannon Detention Center)

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - The Charleston County Coroner’s Office identified the North Charleston man killed Wednesday afternoon in a shooting in the Lincolnville area.

Billy Jenkins, 20, died at Trident Medical Center from a gunshot wound, Charleston County Chief Deputy Coroner Bobbi Jo O’Neal said.

Deputies say Dontreia Antwon Durant, 41, is charged with murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime.

Deputies responded Wednesday just before 5 p.m. to a shooting at a home in the 800 block of Lincoln Avenue. Antonio said deputies found Jenkins suffering with an apparent gunshot wound, Capt. Roger Antonio said

Detectives and forensic investigators identified Durant as the suspect in the shooting, he said.

Durant was being held at the Al Cannon Detention Center.

Copyright 2020 WCSC. All rights reserved.