NCPD has arrested a suspect in an Oct. 5 shooting on Peppertree Lane

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCBD) – Authorities arrested a 23-year-old homicide suspect on Sunday.

Avery Aaron Adams has been arrested on several charges in connection with the Oct. 5 shooting.

According to the North Charleston Police Department, police responded to reports of a shooting on Peppertree Lane around 2:34 p.m.

Upon arrival, police located three victims with gunshot wounds.

Two victims were taken to hospital for treatment. One victim, Dominique Whitehead, died at the scene.

The investigation identified Adams as a suspect.

On Sunday, police arrested Adams during a traffic stop on charges of murder, possession of a deadly weapon during the commission of a violent crime and two counts of attempted murder.

Adams is being held in the Dorchester County Detention Center.

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