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Motel Security Guard Charged In Greenville Co. Fatal Shooting

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Updated: March 25, 2013

The security guard accused of shooting and killing a 28-year-old man in the parking lot of a Greenville County motel has been arrested.

Deputies say 50-year-old Steve Harry is charged with murder, after they say he shot Ledrekius Sloan in the chest during a disturbance in the parking lot of the Savannah Suites on Wade Hampton Boulevard earlier this month.

Updated: March 13, 2013

The man who was shot and killed late Tuesday night in Greenville has been identified.

Ledrekius Fontez Sloan, 28, of Greenville died from a single gunshot wound to the chest according to Greenville County Coroner Mike Ellis.

Ellis said his office has ruled the death a homicide.

Posted: March 12, 2013

Greenville County Sheriff's Office investigators believe a motel security guard shot and killed in a parking lot Tuesday night.

A disturbance was reported at Savannah Suites at 2015 Wade Hampton Blvd just before 11:00 p.m.

When deputies arrived they say they found a silver Dodge car against a fence with a man dead in the driver's seat. His name hasn't been released by the Greenville County Coroner's Office.

The Sheriff's Office believes at this point a security guard was called into the motel parking lot for a disturbance.

The guard fired once into the car and hitting the driver.

This case is currently under investigation. 
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