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Suspect in shooting at Fort Mill Circle K now in custody, charged with murder

The shooting happened on Feb. 19 in Fort Mill. On Feb. 21, police confirmed the victim had died due to his injuries.

FORT MILL, S.C. — The suspect wanted in a fatal Fort Mill shooting turned himself in to the Fort Mill Police Department Tuesday afternoon. He has since been charged with murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime.

The shooting happened on Friday, Feb. 19, at a Circle K on South Sutton Road near US-21. Police said 25-year-old Sy’Veon My’Veon Howard, was receiving treatments for his injuries, but police confirmed that he died Sunday. 

Police were looking for 23-year-old Anquante' El-Malik Lemel Watts, wanted on the charge of murder. Tuesday, he turned himself in.

A bond hearing is pending. 

Credit: Fort Mill PD

Anyone with information on his location is asked to contact the Fort Mill Police Department at 803-547-2022 or Crime Stoppers of York County at 877-409-4321.

Note: A previous version of this story incorrectly referred to the location as Rock Hill instead of Fort Mill. We have since corrected this error. 

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