WEST ASHLEY, SC (WCSC)- Charleston police have arrested two suspects for a fatal shooting that took the life of a 23-year-old man on Sequoia Street in West Ashley Wednesday night.
Authorities charged 23-year-old Valentino Hayward of Evergreen Street with murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime. Anisah Pearson, 20, of Sequoia Street, is charged with accessory after the fact of murder.
Officers responded to 640 Sequoia Street at 8:55 p.m. in reference to possible shots in the area. The officers found a man who had been shot lying in front of 639 Sequoia Street. The victim died at the scene.
The coroner's office has identified the victim as 23-year-old Deontre Miles of Moncks Corner.
"There was no heartbeat, there was no pulse. I came to try to get my wife, she's a nurse, and it was too late," said Kevin, a resident who tried to help Miles. "There was one little tear in his eye and that was it."