Prince Hall Apt. Shooting

SPG Suspect in Custody

Roger Davis
February 17, 2020 - 9:16 am
Prince Hall Apartment Shooting in Spartanburg

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A Spartanburg man could be arraigned on an attempted murder charge later today. 

Police found the victim in a breezeway at Prince Hall Apartments yesterday (Sunday) afternoon. 

Witnesses say he was shot while he was arguing with a man who fled the scene just before police arrived.  He's recovering from surgery for a bullet wound to the neck.  

The suspect, now identified as 53 year old Benjamin Anthony Doyle, was taken into custody a short time later.

Benjamin Anthony Doyle
Spartanburg County Detention Center

He has been charged with attempted murder and is being held in the Spartanburg County Detention Center.

Police say they're still investigating.  Anyone with information please call Crime Stoppers at 888-CRIME-SC.

Official Press Release below:

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (February 16, 2020) On February 16, 2020, officers from the Spartanburg Police Department responded to a shooting call in the City of Spartanburg.

Officers were dispatched to 100 Prince Hall Lane (Prince Hall Apartments, building 4) to assist a victim of a shooting.

The male victim had been shot once and was transported to Spartanburg Medical Hospital by EMS.

On February 16, 2020, around 3:30 p.m., officers responded to a shooting call at 100 Prince Hall Lane at Price Hall Apartments, building 4.

When officers arrived on scene, they discovered a male in the breezeway who had been shot once in the neck area.

Spartanburg EMS arrived and transported the victim to Spartanburg Medical Hospital to be treated for his injuries.

According to witnesses, the victim and the suspect were involved in an argument prior to the shooting.

The victim and the suspect are acquaintances and have known each other for a period of time.

The male suspect ran from the scene prior to police arrival.

Officers searched the area with K-9 units but were unable to locate the suspect.

The suspect has since been taken into custody by Spartanburg Police.

The names of the victim or suspect are not being released a this time.

This investigation is ongoing, there is no additional information to release at this time.

The Spartanburg Police Department will release additional information as it becomes available.

Information can be given anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 1.888.CRIMESC, or the Spartanburg Police Department. 


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