Teens kill S.C. man who helped them out of ditch, police say

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCBD) – The North Charleston Police Department has arrested two suspects in connection to a deadly shooting that happened near Durant Avenue and North Jimtown Drive Monday night.

Authorities responded to the scene just after 11:00 p.m. where they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound in the roadway.

According to the North Charleston Police Department the victim was helping the two suspects pull a Dodge Durango out of a ditch, after the victim got the car out of the ditch, the suspects robbed and then shot him.

Investigators were able to locate Deon Frasier, 17 and Michael Dupree-Tyler, 19 at an apartment on Dorchester Road where they were taken into custody and then charged.

Frasier is charged with murder and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime, Dupree-Tyler faces murder charges.

Both suspects are expected to appear in a bond hearing Tuesday.

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