Investigators identify suspect arrested in downtown homicide

Published: May. 22, 2014 at 10:18 AM EDT|Updated: May. 22, 2014 at 7:40 PM EDT
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CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Investigators with the Charleston Police Department have identified a 21-year-old man who was arrested for a fatal shooting in downtown Charleston.

Officers have charged Brandon Rashad Marshall of North Charleston with murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime. Marshall was locked up at the Al Cannon Detention Center.

According to police, the incident happened around 2:45 a.m. on Wilson Street when the victim and the suspect got into an argument which led to the victim being shot.

The coroner's office identified the victim as 23-year-old Anthony Williams of Charleston who died from gunshot wounds.

A CPD report states the suspect was taken into custody while trying to leave the scene.

Police are continuing the investigation.

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