Wadmalaw — An 18-year-old man was arrested by Charleston County Sheriff's deputies Tuesday in connection with a shooting that took place Monday night on Russell Road.
Rodney Jermaine Coaxum Jr. of 1691 McCullough Dam Road is charged with attempted murder, said sheriff's Maj. John Clark, public information officer with the Sheriff's Office. Coaxum turned himself to deputies about noon today, Clark said. Coaxum was accompanied by his attorney.
Clark did not release details about the Coaxum is accused of shooting. Clark said the shooting occurred about 6:30 pm. and was a result of an altercation.
Investigators are still working on a motive for the shooting and are trying to locate witnesses present at the time of the shooting, Clark said.
Anyone with information about the shooting should call the Sheriff’s Office at 202-1700 or Crime Stoppers at 554-1111.