Murder suspect arrested after a two-day search in S.C.

The suspect has been identified as Reco White Jr.
The suspect has been identified as Reco White Jr. and law enforcement considers him armed and dangerous
Published: May. 24, 2023 at 11:49 AM EDT
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - A 20-year-old man has been arrested for murder in South Carolina after a deadly shooting on Tuesday in Chester County.

Deputies from the Chester County Sheriff’s Office received a call about the shooting around 9 p.m. When they arrived deputies located a victim who was transported to the hospital but succumbed to his wounds.

“It is believed that this incident stemmed from an argument at a residence in this area. The shooting suspect fled the scene prior to Deputies’ arrival,” according to the CCSO.

For two days the CCSO searched for the suspect and arrested him on Thursday.

“The murder suspect was later identified as Reco White Jr. (20) of Rock Hill, SC. Chester County Sheriff’s Office with assistance from York County Sheriff’s Office and Rock Hill South Carolina Police Department,” according to the CCSO.

White is charged with murder, attempted murder, possession of a weapon during a violent crime.

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