Suspect Charged in Shooting

Roommates get into argument

Ed Jenson
February 26, 2018 - 11:23 pm

Greenville County deputies are investigating after they say one person is dead as a result of an argument between roommates Monday night.

Deputies say they responded to the 300 block of Inez Lane in reference to a gunshot victim at approximately 8:30 p.m.

When investigators arrived on scene they located a male who suffered from at least one gunshot wound.

Deputies also made contact with the shooter, 54 year-old, Alim Muhammad Banks, and were able to take him into custody.

Banks stabbed the victim prior to shooting him. Banks has been charged with Murder and Possession of a Weapon During a Violent Crime.

He was transported the Greenville County Detention Center where is awaits a bond hearing.

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