LANCASTER, SC (FOX 46 WJZY) - Two people have been charged and one is still wanted in connection to a Lancaster shooting that occurred on Wednesday.
Around 7:00 p.m. deputies with the Lancaster County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of shots fired at 139 Melton Park Circle. Upon arrival, deputies were informed that two woman had been taken to Springs Memorial Hospital by someone in a red Chevy Impala.
According to reports, a a 21-year-old woman was being treated for multiple gunshot wounds. The injuries were non-fatal and she is recovering. The second woman was at the scene, but was not shot or seriously injured.
Not long after investigators began reviewing the incident, a video was posted to Facebook showing part of what happened that night. Witnesses were questioned on-scene and at the hospital throughout the week.
The investigation is still ongoing, but at this time investigators believe several woman were at Melton Park Circle when a physical altercation broke out. During the fight, shots were fired, at least twice. The 21-year-old was hit and the shooter was driven away in a 2007 silver Lexus.
As the Lexus drove away, shots were fired at it, but none of the three passengers were hit. The car was found later that night parked at a home on Carnes Alley with multiple bullet holes in it. The car was taken to the sheriff's office for processing.
Foresio Jones, 24, is wanted for shooting the 21-year-old woman. He's described as 6'0", weighing about 175 pounds. Jones is considered armed and dangerous, and should not be approached.
Anyone with information about Jones’ whereabouts should contact the sheriff’s office at (803) 283-3388, or Crimestoppers at (888) 274-6372.
Lewis Johnson, Jr., 19 is accused of firing shots at the Lexus. He was arrested on Thursday and charged with three counts of attempted murder and one count of possession of a firearm. His bond was denied and he remains in the Lancaster County Detention Center.
Investigators learned that the pistol Johnson used to shoot the Lexus had been given to him by Zion Malik Twitty, 18. Twitty was arrested after investigators conducted a consensual search of his apartment on Friday and found a .40 caliber pistol with a 30-round magazine stuffed in his couch.
The same pistol was reported stolen earlier this year during a robbery in Lancaster County. Twitty was served a warrant for the pistol at the Lancaster County Detention Center where he was being detained on unrelated charges. Bond on the pistol charge was set at $3,500.00
“We are far from being done with this investigation,” said Sheriff Barry Faile. “While this incident might be viewed by some as a single occurrence, during those few minutes on Melton Park Circle many different people did many different things. We are examining this conduct to determine whether other crimes were committed and whether other charges should be made.”