SPARTANBURG, SC (WSPA) – Police say they have arrested three people in the deadly shooting of a Spartanburg teen.
Spartanburg police found 19-year-old Kiyounne Duran Jackson unresponsive Monday evening inside a home on Fisher Avenue. Police say Jackson had been shot multiple times.
Police say the department with assistance of Union County Sheriff’s Office apprehended three suspects in Jackson’s killing.
Police say Derrick Lamar Bennett, Jr., 21, Regina Nicole Foster, 17, and Jacory Sharod Foster, 26, are each charged with murder, armed robbery and possession of a weapon in the commission of a violent crime. All three suspects live in Spartanburg, according to jail records.
Bennett is currently in the Union County jail. A report from the Union Co. Sheriff’s Office says a missing girl sent her mother texts saying she was being held against her will by Bennett.
Investigators went to the home where she said she was and found her, Bennett and 3 other people.
Deputies say Bennett gave them a false name and had a stolen handgun. He was arrested for Giving False information and an outstanding warrant for trespassing from Spartanburg Police.
He was also charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
Regina Foster and Jacory Foster are in the Spartanburg County Detention Center without bond.