Chester man arrested in Fairfield County shooting

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Taures Price, 40, of Chester, has been arrested following a shooting incident on Saturday, June 22 in the Peay Ridge community of Fairfield County.


At approximately 10 p.m. on June 22, Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a shooting incident.

According to the police report, gunshots were being fired from one vehicle toward another during the incident. One vehicle, which had two occupants, was struck by gunfire.

The Sheriff’s Office said they were able to quickly identify Price as a shooter in the incident.

Price was arrested and charged with two counts of Attempted Murder, Possession of a Weapon During a Violent Crime, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, and Assault and Battery of a High and Aggravated Nature.

Price was transported to the Fairfield County Detention Center for a bond hearing.

No injuries were reported during the incident, which is still under investigation by the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office.

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