Man, 37, Arrested in Drug-Related Shooting, Police Say

Willie Wright (ASGDC)

RICHLAND COUNTY, SC (WOLO) – A suspect wanted in the non-fatal shooting of a victim in the 4800 block of Linden Street on April 11 has been arrested.

Deputies with the Richland County Sheriff’s Department say Willie Wright, 37, was taken into custody at the Glass Manor Motel on Friday, April 15 and has been charged with attempted murder, possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime, and felon in possession of a firearm.

Wright is accused of shooting the victim, who authorities say was an acquaintance, in the  lower body.

Authorities say the incident was isolated and was related to drug activity.

Wright is being held at the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.

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