Man surrenders to police in connection with North Charleston shooting on Burton Lane
A North Charleston man surrendered to police on Monday in connection with a May shooting that wounded a woman.
Lavar Clinton, of English Street, is charged with attempted murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime, an incident report states. Clinton was also wanted by Charleston officers regarding armed robbery, police said.
On May 11, North Charleston officers were dispatched to an apartment complex on Burton Lane concerning a fight in the parking lot.
A large crowd had gathered in front of one of the apartments, police said. Officers heard two gunshots followed by screams and saw muzzle flashes as they arrived at the scene, an incident report states.
A woman inside the home had been struck during the gunfire, police said. She was apparently hit while attempting to keep several people from entering the home, according to the report.
Paramedics treated wounds to the woman’s face and transported her to Medical University Hospital, police said.
Clinton surrendered to officers about 4 p.m. on Monday, the report states. He is being held at the Charleston County jail.