Third suspect charged with attempted murder after person shot, injured in parking lot near Rock Hill barbershop


ROCK HILL, S.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) – A third arrest has been made in connection to a shooting that injured one person outside a local barbershop in Rock Hill earlier this month, according to Rock Hill Police.

The shooting happened on Tuesday, August 10, in a parking lot outside a barbershop along Allen Street. Police said Atavious Dai’Breon Simpson Jr., 23, of Rock Hill, has been identified as a third suspect.

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Police said Dontavion White, 25, and Dajavion Barber, 25, were taken into custody and charged last week in connection with this case.

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On Tuesday, August 24, Simpson Jr. was located and taken into custody then transported to the Rock Hill City Jail. Simpson has been charged with attempted murder, armed robbery with a deadly weapon, criminal conspiracy, unlawful carrying of a handgun, and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.

Simpson also was served with prior outstanding warrants for second-degree assault and battery, malicious injury to personal property, and giving false information to police due to unrelated incidents.

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