Cops arrest man who allegedly shot victim in face

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Police have arrested a man who allegedly shot a 64-year-old man in the face near Beacon Street in late May.

North Charleston Police Department officers arrested 21-year-old Dontae Nathaniel Drayton on Wednesday.  Investigators say Drayton shot a 64-year-old man inside his vehicle near the Gethsemane Community Center on May 31.

The shooting victim is expected to fully recover.

Drayton is charged with attempted murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime.

Drayton is being held in the Charleston County Detention Center.  He is scheduled to appear in bond court on Thursday morning.

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