MARION, SC (WMBF) – The Marion Police Department arrested Anthony Randall on Sunday for allegedly killing Dashamel Drayton, of Mullins, according to Marion police.
According to Marion Police Chief Dewayne Tennie, the shooting, which injured another person, happened Saturday night in front of a store at the corner of Bluff Street and Godbolt Street.
Marion police say, with the help of witnesses, Randall was quickly identified and was located shortly after by officers about six blocks from where the dispute took place, according to information from the Marion Police Department.
The Marion chief of police says it was a senseless act that never should have happened. He added the town's number one priority is to ensure the safety and security of the citizens of Marion and their property.
Randall has been charged with murder, attempted murder, possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime, two counts of pointing and presenting a firearm, discharging a weapon in the city limits, and unlawful carrying of a firearm.