Warrants: Suspect pointed gun at Forestbrook MS student’s chest, pulled trigger

Warrants: Suspect pointed gun at Forestbrook MS student’s chest, pulled trigger
Tylor Rogers appears for a hearing after he was charged with murder in the death of a 14-year-old boy in Myrtle Beach.

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) - A 20-year-old man is in police custody accused of killing a Forestbrook Middle School student this past weekend.

Myrtle Beach police announced on Wednesday morning the arrest of Tylor Daniel Deshaun Rogers of Myrtle Beach.

Police said Rodgers was arrested shortly following the shooting that led to the death of 14 year-old Anthony Lemay.

The shooting happened Sunday at a housing complex in the 500 block of 65th Avenue North.

Rogers is charged with murder, possession of a weapon during a violent crime, burglary auto, possession of a stolen firearm and simple possession of marijuana.

According to investigators, the weapon Rogers used in the shooting was taken during a vehicle break-in on Calhoun Road that same day.

Arrest warrants show that Rogers admitted to unloading the weapon to make it safe and then pointed the gun at Lemay’s chest and pulled the trigger.

“Based on the fact that the Defendant did show extreme reckless indifference for the life and safety of another in pointing a firearm at another person and pulling the trigger, resulting in death, there is probable cause to believe that the Defendant did commit the offense of murder,” the arrest warrants state.

Arrest warrants also show that Rogers admitted to breaking into a vehicle earlier in the day and stealing the handgun.

Rodgers appeared in court Wednesday morning. Because of the seriousness of the charges against him, a judge informed the 20-year-old that bond must be set by a circuit court judge.

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