Cops: Teen shot brother in back during argument | News
NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC)- North Charleston police say an 18-year-old who shot his 17-year-old brother in the lower back during an argument on Wednesday has turned himself in to authorities.
Desmond Lewis was arrested Thursday and charged with attempted murder and possession of a knife or firearm during a violent crime.
According to an incident report, police were called out to a home on Charlene Drive just after 10 a.m. after neighbors heard gunshots coming from the house.
Investigators say Lewis and his brother were having an argument. Lewis then pulled out a handgun and fired shots at his brother, hitting him once in the lower back. A family member took the victim to MUSC.
A total of four bullet casings were found outside the home, the report states.
Lewis is being held at the Charleston County Detention Center.
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