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Second suspect arrested in May River Road incident

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BLUFFTON, SC (WTOC) -

A second suspect has been arrested in the public disturbance that occurred on May River Road in Bluffton on Feb. 20.

Bluffton Police identified Javon Hamilton, 24, as the person that fired shots into the crowd and SUV.

He has been charged with attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.

Hamilton was hit by the SUV during the incident and was hospitalized. When investigators determined he was the shooter, he had already been discharged from the hospital and could not be located.

The Bluffton Police Dept. obtained warrants for Hamilton and then requested help from the U.S. Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force for help in locating Hamilton.

U.S. Marshals located Hamilton at 1238 May River Rd. in Bluffton after several leads.

Hamilton was taken into custody without incident. He is not currently cooperating with investigators.

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