Police charge man in shooting death of Spartanburg teen in December

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Kerion Dvante Garrett

Kerion Dvante Garrett (From: Spartanburg County Detention Center)

SPARTANBURG, SC (WSPA) – Police have charged a man in connection with the shooting death of a Spartanburg teenager in December.

Kerion Dvante Garrett, 19, has been charged with murder, three counts of attempted murder, and possession of a weapon during a violent crime in connection with the shooting death of 15-year-old Knowledge Geter.

Police said Garrett was arrested without incident at about 1 p.m. Wednesday.

Knowledge Geter

Geter was in the back seat of a car when he was shot along Hillandale Road in Spartanburg at about 11:30 p.m. on December 18.

The driver of that car took Geter to Spartanburg Medical Center where he died from his injuries.

Geter was a ninth-grade student at Spartanburg High School.

He is being held in the Spartanburg County Detention Center. He was denied bond for the murder charge.

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