Police arrest 19-year-old in downtown shooting

Published: Aug. 9, 2022 at 10:17 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 9, 2022 at 11:44 PM EDT
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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - A 19-year-old man is facing multiple charges in connection with a shooting last Monday.

Brandon Simmons is charged with attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime, according to jail records.

Police responded to Harris Street near Sanders-Clyde Elementary School just after midnight on Aug. 1 where they found a man on the ground with a head injury.

Police say Simmons shot the victim in the head.

As of Tuesday night, Simmons was being held at the Al Cannon Detention Center on a $105,000 bond.

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