Walterboro homicide suspect in custody

Taquan Brown (left), Lawrenzer Walker (right)

WALTERBORO, S.C. (WCIV) -- A man accused of shooting and killing another male is in police custody, said officials with the Colleton County Sheriff's Office.

Officials said Taquan Brown initiated a verbal argument with the victim and using a brandished revolver, shot the victim multiple times.

According to a release, the shooting happened Wednesday on Brights Court around 4:30 a.m.

Brown was arrested and charged with first degree ruder, obstructing justice, and possession of a weapon during the commission of a crime.

Lawrenzer Walker was also arrested and charged with obstructing justice.

Officials said the victim was taken to Colleton Medical Center where he later passed away.

Officials are still investigating the shooting.

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