High noon shooting on College St.


WINNSBORO – After a resident on Garden Street reported hearing gunshots being fired on College Street, an officer with the Winnsboro Department of Public Safety arrived on the scene. An investigation resulted in the arrest of a 19-year-old male charged with assault and battery with intent to kill, a 17-year-old male charged with unlawful possession of a firearm and another 17-year-old male charged with misprision (failure to report a felony).

Antwan McKnight, 19, and Martez Kemontae Hughes, 17, arrived in the Zion Hill area about noon on May 21, looking for a fight with Javon Davis, also 17, according to the incident report. When McKnight and Hughes found Davis, he pulled a gun and began shooting at Davis, the report stated. Then all three cleared the scene.

Officers arrived to find multiple .40 and 9mm shell casings on the ground. McKnight was arrested on May 23 and released on a $30,000 surety bond; Hughes was arrested on May 24 and released on a $5,000 personal recognizance bond. Davis was arrested for unlawful possession of a firearm on May 23 and released on a $1,000 surety bond.

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