Shamar Latrell Stanley

Shamar Latrell Stanley. Cannon Detention Center/Provided

North Charleston police arrested an 18-year-old in connection with a double homicide earlier this week.

Shamar Latrell Stanley, of Charleston, was taken into custody Thursday, police said. He was charged with two counts of murder and one count of possessing a firearm during the commission of a violent crime.

Stanley is suspected of taking part in the fatal shootings Sunday of Antonio Heyward, 27, of North Charleston, and J’Quan Brown, 24, of Charleston, at a mobile home park at 5701 Dundrum St., police said. 

Further information about the case was not available Thursday night. 

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Gregory Yee covers breaking news and public safety. He's a native Angeleno and previously covered crime and courts for the Press-Telegram in Long Beach, CA. He studied journalism and Spanish literature at the University of California, Irvine.