Man arrested in connection with home invasion, shooting of dog

Man arrested in connection with home invasion, shooting of dog
Brandon Shane Carserino (Source: Dorchester County Sheriff's Office)

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCSC) - The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office says a 21-year-old man has been arrested in connection with an early-morning home invasion in Ladson.

Brandon Shane Carserino was arrested Thursday afternoon, according to Lt. Rick Carson.

The incident was reported in the 400 block of Edward Drive at approximately 4:20 a.m.

Deputies say the suspect entered the home armed with a handgun and shot and killed a dog during the incident.

Carson said Carserino will face a charge of first-degree burglary and additional charges are pending.

Carserino was arrested just after noon in Summerville by deputies and the Summerville police Department on the burglary warrant, Carson said.

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