ROCK HILL, S.C. — The Rock Hill Police Department says they arrested a Lancaster man who shot at two people at a business on Cherry Road. Officers responded to Top Gear Motors on Cherry Road just before 10pm on November 12th in reference to a shooting.
When officers arrived on the scene, two men told them they were in the parking lot of Top Gear Motors when the suspect, who has been identified as 24-year-old Demarkeyo McClinton, tried to steal one of their vehicles, according to a news release. Police say one of victims, who was an employee at the business, confronted McClinton.
Police say McClinton got into his vehicle and shot at the men while driving away. Officers determined that the suspect was pulled over by Rock Hill Police prior to the shooting incident. The Rock Hill Police Criminal Investigations Division was able to identify McClinton as the suspect in the shooting.
On November 17th, McClinton was arrested and charged with attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.