Irmo attempted murder suspect in custody

Canty is accused of forcing himself into a residence with a gun, assaulting one person and...
Canty is accused of forcing himself into a residence with a gun, assaulting one person and shooting another.(Irmo Police Department)
Published: Aug. 7, 2022 at 11:56 AM EDT|Updated: Aug. 8, 2022 at 9:14 AM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) -The Irmo Police Department said Monday that an attempted murder suspect has turned himself in.

Malik Rashoid Canty, 25, of Columbia, is accused of forcing himself into a residence with a gun, assaulting one person and shooting another.

The 25-year-old man faces an attempted murder charge, kidnapping and domestic violence, among others.

Officials say they responded to reports of a shooting at an apartment complex around 1:30 a.m. on Aug. 7.

At the scene, officers found a victim with a gunshot wound and managed to stop the bleeding before the victim was taken to a nearby hospital.

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