Man Faces Attempted Murder Charge After Allegedly Shooting Man in Groin Area

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NEWBERRY COUNTY, S.C. (WOLO) – A 20-year-old Propersity man is facing an attempted murder charge after he allegedly shot one man in the groin.

Authorities say the victim arrived at Newberry County Memorial Hospital Wednesday afternoon suffering from a single gunshot wound.

He was brought in by another man who claimed that he also had been shot at but the suspect missed him, police say.

The shooting occurred on Winding Jolly Road.

Police say the victims identified the shooter as “Kwe Low,” and where able to identify the suspect as Kweisi Nicks.

During a search of Nicks’ home, police say they found several ounces of marijuana, shell casing on the suspect’s vehicle that were consistent with the shell casing from the crime scene, and they also located a four wheeler reported stolen from York County.

Nicks also is also charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of a weapon during a violent crime, and receiving stolen goods.

A bond hearing has not been held.

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