Man arrested, charged with murder in Newberry shooting

Man arrested, charged with murder in Newberry shooting

NEWBERRY, SC (WIS) - A 31-year-old man has been arrested for a shooting that took place on Glen Street.

Jonathan Dawkins was taken into custody without incident on Friday by the Newberry Police Department, the Newberry County Sheriff’s Office, and the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division.

Authorities investigated the shooting that happened on Monday on the 600 block of Glen Street.

Officials discovered a victim who suffered a gunshot wound at the scene. The victim was later taken to a hospital in Columbia. The medical staff tried to stabilize the victim but were not successful.

Dawkins is currently being held in the Newberry County Detention Center. A bond hearing has not been set for Dawkins at this time.

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