Police arrest man in fatal North Charleston shooting
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - North Charleston Police arrested a 20-year-old man Thursday in connection with a deadly July shooting.
John Ford is charged with murder, attempted murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime.
Police responded to the shooting at the Andrews Mart on Dorchester Road on July 6 at 11:58 p.m. Officers found two shooting victims at the scene.
Authorities pronounced one of the victims died at the scene. Charleston County Coroner Bobbi Jo O’Neal identified the victim as 28-year-old Elden Prioleau. The second victim was taken to an area hospital for treatment.
Police spokesman Harve Jacobs said investigators identified Ford as a suspect after releasing a flyer showing images of a man they listed as a person of interest.
Ford was being held at the Al Cannon Detention Center.
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