North Charleston attempted murder suspect arrested near Seattle

A 26-year-old North Charleston man was arrested Monday near Seattle on a charge of attempted murder stemming from a shooting in February.

Christopher R. Davis, 27, of Governors Walk is also charged with possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime. He was arrested in Kent, Wash. — about 20 minutes south of Seattle — by members of the U.S. Marshals Service Task Force, according to North Charleston police spokesman Spencer Pryor.

Davis will be brought back for prosecution.

He allegedly shot a man on Feb. 20, outside the Hess Express at 5777 Dorchester Road.

The man was found lying on the ground outside the store’s front door suffering from a gunshot wound to his lower stomach, according to a police report.

The man and his girlfriend were uncooperative and declined to answer any questions about the shooting, the report states. Officers saw on surveillance video that the victim and Davis got into a struggle in the parking lot of the store.

The man eventually broke free from the fight and staggered to the front of the store, where officers found him, according to the report. Davis allegedly fled the scene in a red vehicle.

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