Greenville police: Suspect in custody after shooting, brief standoff on Pelham Rd.


Greenville police said a suspect was arrested after a shooting early Tuesday morning along Pelham Road near East North Street.

The shooting happened just after 3 a.m.

Police arrived and found a victim at the Pelham Court shopping center. Officers said they located the suspect at Midtown Pelham Apartments, where the suspect then barricaded himself on an apartment balcony. The SWAT team was called in but officers said they were able to take the suspect into custody before SWAT arrived.

The victim was found alive and taken to the hospital but officers did not know the victim’s condition.

Officers were seen collecting evidence at multiple locations in and near the shopping center. Police also taped off the entry to a business in the shopping center after it’s front glass door was shattered.

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FOX Carolina has a crew at the scene working to get additional information.

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