Bail was set at $200,000 on Friday for a North Charleston man indicted in a 2012 homicide and the shootings of three other people.
Arthur Lee Myers, 25, was indicted in September, accused in the shooting death of 57-year-old Anthony Gailliard, of Hollywood, three counts of attempted murder, and armed robbery, according to court records.
Police already had charged Derrick Scott, 21, with murder and three counts of attempted murder for the crime last year.
North Charleston police spokesman Spencer Pryor said that during the police investigation, officers learned that Myers was present at the time of the shootings, which led to his indictment. Police responded to a home on Elder Avenue at around 4 a.m. on March 17, 2012, and found Gailliard shot. He died at the scene. Three others were found wounded and hospitalized.
Police don’t know the motive behind the shootings, Pryor said.
Ninth Circuit Solicitor Scarlett Wilson declined to comment on the case.
One of the individuals wounded in that shooting, 52-year-old Samuel Williams, of James Bell Drive, also was shot last week at the Tires for Hire on Rivers Avenue, according to police.
Williams told investigators a man wearing a black hoodie and riding a bicycle had shot him, according to police.
“The only connection we have at this time is that (Williams is) a victim in both incidents,” Pryor said. A suspect has not been identified in this latest shooting, according to police.
Williams was expected to testify in the Gailliard murder trial scheduled to begin next month. Although it was unclear which defendant in the case is scheduled to go to trial.
Police haven’t made arrests in the latest shooting, and it remains to be seen whether the shooting is linked to Williams’ role in the Elder Street case.
Glenn Smith contributed to this report. Reach Natalie Caula Hauff at 937-5594 or Twitter.com/ncaula.