Suspect in home invasion surrenders


One of the men accused of breaking into a house near Summerville and shooting two people this month surrendered Tuesday.

On May 10, three men broke into a garage on Kirkwall Drive, which is off Miles Jamison Road, according to the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office. Two of the men started shooting.

The homeowner, Richard Koonce, and Dennis Lyons were hospitalized with gunshot wounds.

Koonce identified one of the shooters as Tyrone Marquis Butler, 21, of Larkspur Drive in Goose Creek, according to arrest warrant affidavits.

Butler surrendered to U.S. marshals outside North Charleston City Hall about 11 a.m. Tuesday, according to a deputy’s incident report.

Butler was charged with attempted murder, burglary and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime.

Butler’s previous criminal record includes a 2010 conviction for possessing less than a gram of meth or cocaine base.

Koonce identified the second shooter as Anson Bing III, also known as Goatee, according to the affidavits. Bing remains at large.

His last known address is 2328 Taylor St. in North Charleston, sheriff’s Maj. Jim Brady said.

Bing’s previous criminal record includes a 2011 conviction for possessing less than a gram of meth or cocaine base.

Anyone knowing Bing’s whereabouts is asked to contact Detective Alan Ali with the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force at 991-6228 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at 554-1111.

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