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Coroner identifies victim in shooting at N. Charleston apartment

Willie Darby (Charleston County Sheriff's Office)
Willie Darby (Charleston County Sheriff's Office)(Charleston County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Nov. 13, 2021 at 7:38 PM EST|Updated: Nov. 16, 2021 at 10:13 AM EST
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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - The Charleston County Coroner’s Office has released the identity of the North Charleston man who was fatally shot Friday.

Michael Warren, 29, died sometime Friday at the scene of a shooting at the Palmetto Grove Apartments, Charleston County Coroner Bobbi Jo O’Neal said.

North Charleston Police arrested 24-year-old Willie Darby in connection with the fatal shooting Saturday.

Willie Darby was arrested and charged with murder and possession of a deadly weapon during the commission of a violent crime.

Police responded to the apartment complex in the 7900 block of St. Ives Road for a reported gunshot victim at 8:52 a.m. Saturday.

Authorities say it is not clear when the shooting occurred.

Darby arrived at the North Charleston Police Department after being contacted by detectives. where he was later interviewed and arrested, according to police.

He was also served with outstanding arrest warrants for assault and battery and strong-armed robbery.

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