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

Deadly shooting reported in Chester; suspect on the loose

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.

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(Brentton Timmons)

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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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