Crime

Suspect in Chester shooting arrested

A man wanted in a drive-by shooting in Chester has been arrested.

Theodore McClurkin Jr., 17, turned himself in to Chester police early Sunday morning, two days after police requested the public’s help in locating the shooting suspect.

McClurkin turned himself in at 8:45 a.m. He is being held on three counts of malicious injury to personal property, two counts of assault and battery and one count of discharging a fire arm into a dwelling after a Tuesday incident.

Chester Police responded to a shooting 911 call at 114 Cushman Drive in Chester. Witnesses told officers a black Volkswagen Jetta rode past their house and shot several shots at their residence.

No one was injured, but several parked cars were damaged during the shooting.

Bristow Marchant •  803-329-4062

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