Fountain Inn Break in and Attempted Murder Suspect Arrested

Arrested in Easley Tuesday

Matthew Causey
November 12, 2019 - 6:23 pm

A Fountain Inn man was arrested Tuesday on attempted murder charges.

A press release from Greenville Police states that 39-year-old Kenyatta Burnside was arrested in Easly Tuesday by U.S. Marshals Service Taskforce on charges of attempted murder of his ex girlfriend, their young child, and her current boyfriend after breaking into their home last week.

Police said the break in took place on November 5th when Burnside broke into his ex girlfriend's home, brandished a weapon, and fired several rounds as she fled towards a neighbor's home.

Burnside fled the scene, and there were no injuries from the attack.

Burnside is charged with three counts of attempted murder, burglary, and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.

Greenville Police Department

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