• Man accused of fatally shooting Chester Co. man caught, officials say

    By: Greg Suskin


    CHESTER COUNTY, S.C. - Chester police said they caught the man who is charged with shooting a man to death Wednesday evening. 

    Officials said 24-year-old Brentton Timmons was charged with murder in the shooting of 21-year-old Dewayne Wilson Jr.

    (Brentton Timmons)
    (Brentton Timmons)


    Authorities were called to the area of Lowry Street and Jeter Street during the early evening hours, where they found Wilson, who had been shot.

    He was taken to a hospital but did not survive.

    The SLED helicopter and a K-9 unit helped with the search.

    Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call the Chester Police Department at 803-377-2100.

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