Suspect arrested after man shot at Economy Inn in Greenville Co.

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GREEENVILLE, S.C. (WSPA) – Deputies have made an arrest after a man was shot at a Greenville County motel.

The incident happened at the Economy Inn on Augusta Road just after 3 a.m. Sunday, according to the sheriff’s office.

Deputies say they responded to the scene and found an adult male with at least one gunshot wound.

The victim was transported to the hospital where he remains at this time.

There is no word yet on that person’s condition.

Investigators charged 31-year-old Jarvis Jerome Kanard with Attempted Murder, Possession of weapon during a violent crime, Felon in possession of a firearm and 1st degree Burglary.

They say Kanard shot the victim at least one time following an altercation at the motel.

Investigators have learned that the victim and the suspect are familiar with the each and the shooting is believed to be drug-related.

A bond hearing is expected for Kanard this afternoon.

The investigation is still ongoing as investigators are trying to determine if there were any other parties involved and ask for anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers of Greenville at 23-CRIME.

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