LCSD: Batesburg man charged in shooting that killed an 11-year-old girl on Wednesday

Quayshaun Xzander Clark

Quayshaun Xzander Clark
Courtesy: Lexington County Sheriff’s Department

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department says they arrested a man and charged him with the shooting death of 11-year-old Tashya Michelle Jay on Wednesday. Authorities say another girl was also shot during the incident.

Tashya Michelle Jay Image

Tashya Michelle Jay
Courtesy: Latarsha Smith – Facebook

Deputies say 29-year-old Quayshaun Xzander Clark is charged with murder, attempted murder, possession of a weapon during a violent crime and discharging a firearm into a dwelling for the incident that occurred in Batesburg-Leesville.

Investigators say that, based on interviews, a high-powered firearm, known as a DRACO was discharged into a home on Madera Road multiple times. Deputies say witnesses told them that Clark had this type of gun during the shooting.

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