Southern Humboldt shooting suspect arrested in South Carolina

SOUTH CAROLINA – A suspect in a Briceland shooting following a marijuana transaction dispute has been located and arrested in South Carolina.

On August 6th, a man was shot at the intersection of Briceland Road and China Creek Road after meeting with three men for a marijuana sale.

The three suspects, described as black males driving a white mid-sized SUV, fled the scene.

The victim was taken to the hospital, and he is still in serious condition, but is expected to survive.

Now, one of the three suspects, 21-year-old LeMarcus Raekown Martin, is behind bars.

On Wednesday, Martin was found at the Greenville-Spartenburg International Airport in South Carolina where he was arrested for the southern Humboldt crime.

Martin is charged with robbery and conspiracy to commit a crime.
For now he is in jail in South Carolina and will be extradited to the Humboldt County Jail with his bail set at $500,000.

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