Charleston police ID suspect in fatal downtown stabbing

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- A suspect has been identified in the fatal downtown Charleston stabbing that happened Wednesday morning.

According to police, Terrell Smith is wanted on charges of murder, attempted murder, first-degree burglary and possession of a deadly weapon.

Police say the incident occurred at a home on Congress Street around 8 a.m. Wednesday.

The victim was taken to Medical University Hospital where he later died. He was identified by the coroner as 18-year-old Brandon Bennett from Charleston.

Detectives said shortly after the killing that the suspect and victim knew each other. Police did not release information on how they are connected Friday.

If anyone knows where Smith can be found, they are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 554-1111.