SPARTANBURG CO., SC (WSPA) – A man has died two days after he was shot in the head in Spartanburg County.
The Spartanburg County Coroner said 43-year-old Jason Barrett Hammett died from his injuries Thursday morning at Spartanburg Medical Center.
Hammett was shot around 6:00am on Old Spartanburg Highway just north of Woodruff.
According to the Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office, responding deputies found a man who had been shot in the head and two woman who said that the suspect shot at them while they were in a vehicle.
The vehicle then crashed into a tree while the women were attempting to get to safety, deputies said.
Investigators said they were able to identify the suspect as 31-year-old Cody Flynn Kennerly of Woodruff.
Kennerly was charged with three counts of Attempted Murder and Possession of a Weapon During the Commission of a Violent Crime.
Kennerly, who was out on bond for a previous arrest, was arrested Tuesday afternoon and is being held in the Spartanburg County Detention Center.
His charges have been upgraded to murder and he is expected to have a bond hearing Friday.