Conway Police arrest suspect in Tuesday night shooting

Police make arrest in Dillon St. shooting case
Davonte Javal Shepard, Source: Conway Police Department
Davonte Javal Shepard, Source: Conway Police Department

CONWAY, SC (WMBF) - Conway Police have arrested a suspect in a shooting Tuesday in the Huckabee Heights area.

On Thursday afternoon, the Conway Police Department issued an arrest warrant for 21-year-old Davonte Javal Shepard of Conway for attempted murder in connection with the shooting.

On Thursday evening, Conway Police announced Shepard was arrested without incident at a residence on Powell Street in Conway.

The report from Conway Police says an officer was patrolling the area around 1:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 4 when he heard shots fired near Dillon Street. EMS and Conway Fire responded to assist when they found a young man with multiple gunshot wounds.

The victim was transported to the hospital and is in stable condition.

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