2nd suspect charged with murder in West Ashley shooting

Published: Apr. 30, 2012 at 11:59 AM EDT
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Smalls (left) and Fields. (Source: Charleston Co. Detention Center)
Smalls (left) and Fields. (Source: Charleston Co. Detention Center)

WEST ASHLEY, SC (WCSC) - Police have charged another man with murder in connection with the fatal shooting on San Miguel Road which happened in January.

Demeatrius Raynard Smalls, 24, was initially charged with obstruction of justice when Charleston Police Department officers arrested him and 24-year-old Robert Fields on Jan. 27.

Last week, Smalls was additionally charged with murder.  Fields was charged with murder on Mar. 20.

Police say the suspects shot and killed 27-year-old Kentrell Samuel in a driveway at 9 San Miguel Road on Jan. 5.

Both men are being held in the Charleston County Detention Center.

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