Two suspects caught in Newberry after Greenwood drive-by shooting


GREENWOOD COUNTY, S.C. (WOLO) – Newberry County deputies say both suspects involved in a drive-by shooting in Greenwood are arrested and face attempted murder charges.

Greenwood Police Department says the shooting happened on Pearl Street at 11:25 p.m. Monday.

According to investigators, three black males suffered non-life threatening injuries and were taken to a hospital.

Authorities from Greenwood and Newberry say they searched the intersection of SC Highway 34/SC Highway 39 in the town of Chappells, which is in the Newberry and Saluda counties.

Greenwood County deputies say they were given a description of a Kia vehicle involved in the incident.

Authorities say they chased the vehicle, which stopped at the Chappells Crossroads with two people fleeing in the woods toward the Saluda River.

Officials say both suspects are black males, one with a slender build wearing blue jeans pants, the other is shorter with a stockier build wearing khaki pants and a black shirt.

According to investigators, they arrested one suspect who was hiding in Chappells.

Newberry County deputies say on Tuesday, they arrested the other suspect near Sharpe Road between Chappells and Silverstreet after a citizen tip led to him.

Authorities say both suspects are being held in the Greenwood County jail.

Greenwood Police Department is investigating.

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