Suspect arrested a year after shooting


WINNSBORO – A Winnsboro man was arrested Aug. 19, 2021 in connection with a shooting incident on Reservoir Road that occurred in August, 2020.

On Aug. 28, 2020, deputies with the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of gunshots being fired at a juvenile victim in the area of Reservoir Rd and Ella Lane.

At the time of the incident, the only information provided was that the suspect was in a green Volkswagen Jetta.

While working a homicide investigation earlier this year (2021), the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office investigators were provided information about the August, 2020 shooting incident.

Investigators identified Shakien R’Marcus Holmes as the suspect and obtained warrants for his arrest. Holmes turned himself in to the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office on Aug. 19, 2021. He was transported to the Fairfield County Detention Center.

Holmes was charged with Attempted Murder and Possession of a Weapon during a Violent Crime.

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