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3 dead, suspect hurt and charged after overnight shooting in Rock Hill



Ahmik Coleman

ROCK HILL, S.C. (QUEEN CITY NEWS) — Three men were shot and killed and a suspect was injured in a shooting in Rock Hill late Tuesday night, according to the Rock Hill Police Department.

Police said officers responded to numerous reports of gunshots around 10:09 p.m. Tuesday in the 800 block Gist Road in the area of Westover Circle.

Rock Hill Police tell Queen City News that three males; 16-year-old OMarian Small of Lake Wylie, 17-year-old Ahmik Coleman of Rock Hill, and an unidentified backseat passenger were in a car when two other males; 16-year-old Kam’ran Brevard of Rock Hill and 17-year-old Evanta Hart of Rock Hill approached and began firing guns into the car.

Small, who was in the driver’s seat of the car, was killed. Coleman returned fire and struck Brevard and Hart in the roadway. The backseat passenger fled the scene. After the shooting, Coleman fled on foot but immediately returned and shot Brevard and Hart who were down on the roadway

Officers arrived at the scene after receiving calls about the shooting. Brevard and Small were both pronounced dead at the scene. Hart was transported to an area hospital where he later died from his injuries.

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Coleman was transported to an area hospital to receive treatment for a gunshot wound to the hand. After establishing the chain of events, Coleman was charged with two counts of murder and charged as an adult.

Coleman was arrested Wednesday evening and will have a bond hearing on April 28, 2022 in Rock Hill Municipal Court.

Authorities said the shooting remains under investigation. Autopsy and toxicology reports are pending.

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