Police say name calling leads to deadly shooting | Crime
SUMTER, SC (WIS) - Sumter Police say an argument that occurred after "name-calling" turned deadly Wednesday night.
Officers arrested 22-year-old Camara Atiba Jordan of Sumter after the shooting on Loring Drive at about 10 p.m.
Police say Jordan got into an argument with 36-year-old Quentin Green outside the house after a name calling incident. The fight turned physical and witnesses say Jordan followed Green into the house where Green was shot.
Green died at the scene. Police caught up with Jordan a few blocks away, who also had a gunshot wound. Jordan was treated at the hospital and taken into custody when he was released.
Jordan is charged with murder. He is held at the Sumter-Lee Regional Detention Center.
Investigators say Green and Jordan were familiar with each other and the shooting was an isolated incident. It remains under investigation.
“Although this is a tragic incident it’s clear that these individuals did not take the right approach in resolving their differences," said Sumter Police Chief Russell Roark. "Our agency has observed that a pattern has developed in our community in instances where people who have felt like they have been disrespected by someone have chosen resort to violence instead of trying work out their differences using simple conflict resolution techniques like “talking out it out”. The majority of our violent incidents are not gang related, but between people who know each other and resort to violence to resolve their issues."
If you have any additional information that could help investigators, call Crimestoppers at 1-888-Crime-SC.
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