Loris man charged in 2010 attempted murder

Jeromey Skinner (Source: J. Reuben Long Detention Center)
Jeromey Skinner (Source: J. Reuben Long Detention Center)

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) A Loris man is facing charges in an attempted murder investigation that began in 2010.

Jeromey Skinner, 37, of the Loris area of Horry County was booked in to the J. Reuben Long Detention Center Monday morning shortly after midnight.

Booking records show Skinner is charged with attempted murder, sale or delivery of pistol to, and possession by certain persons unlawful, possession of a weapon during a violent crime, and four charges for contempt of family court.

Officials with the Loris Police Department tell WMBF News they had held warrants for Skinner's arrest since 2010 in connection with a shooting on Maple Street in Loris on Oct. 19, 2010.

An incident report from the 2010 shooting says the shooting victim's mother called police to report there was a fight in progress on Maple Street, and called back moments later to report shots had been fired in the area.

Police arrived on scene discovered a victim had been shot in the shoulder with a handgun, but the victim had already left the scene. When police met the victim at the hospital, he pinned the suspect as a tall black male known only as "Skinner."

Further investigation led police to seek warrants against Jeromey Skinner.

Skinner was located by authorities over the weekend during a traffic stop. Booking records show bond has not been set.

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