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.
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.