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Wanted man charged with murder after man found shot to death in Rock Hill

According to the Rock Hill Police Department, officers got a call around 2:39 a.m. to check on a person seen on the ground on Coronet Court.
Jamie Gavantay Williams was charged with murder, possession of a firearm during a crime of...
Jamie Gavantay Williams was charged with murder, possession of a firearm during a crime of violence, and unlawful carrying of a firearm.(Rock Hill Police Department)
Published: Nov. 23, 2021 at 8:09 AM EST|Updated: Nov. 23, 2021 at 6:05 PM EST
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ROCK HILL, S.C. (WBTV) – Police have arrested a man and charged him with murder after another man was found shot to death in Rock Hill Tuesday.

Jamie Gavantay Williams was charged with murder, possession of a firearm during a crime of violence, and unlawful carrying of a firearm. A hold was also placed on Williams as he is currently wanted by Mecklenburg County for other charges.

Police are investigating the homicide that happened overnight in Rock Hill.

According to the Rock Hill Police Department, officers got a call around 2:39 a.m. Tuesday to check on a person seen on the ground on Coronet Court. The caller also said that gunshots were heard about 25 minutes prior.

Officers said they found a 32-year-old unresponsive man suffering from a gunshot wound when they arrived.

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EMS and the York County Coroner’s Office responded and pronounced the man dead, according to law enforcement.

A homicide investigation is underway and anyone with information is asked to call Rock Hill Police at (803) 329-7293.

Williams will have a Bond Hearing on November 24, 2021 in Rock Hill Municipal Court.

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