Man who crashed truck after being shot faces multiple charges

A Summerville man faces multiple charges after being shot in self-defense and crashing a vehicle he carjacked near Chapin Sunday afternoon. Mark Emil Day, 27, is charged with four counts of assault and battery and two counts of carjacking, according to arrest warrants. “Based on victim and witness statements we gathered at the scene, a […]

Man charged after roadside shooting

Deputies arrested an Orangeburg man this morning and charged him with attempted murder after he fired shots at two people in a car. Martel Dekarlos Gaddis, 34, is charged with two counts of attempted murder and one count of possessing a weapon during a violent crime, according to arrest warrants. “Deputies responded to a call […]

Lexington woman charged in her daughter’s death

Detectives arrested a Lexington woman this morning in connection with the death of her 4-year-old daughter last month. Cynthia Estrada-Lopez, 24, is charged with homicide by child abuse, according to warrants. “Based on evidence collected since the death of the child, investigators believe Estrada-Lopez restrained her daughter in the child’s bed, taped her mouth shut […]

Man charged with murder in 2015 fatal shooting

A man already behind bars for another crime has been charged with murder for shooting a man to death two years ago at a Lexington County apartment complex. Leonard Mickens Jr., 27, shot Donte O. Doyle multiple times with a handgun Aug. 11, 2015, outside a building at the River Oaks apartment complex on Bush […]