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Man charged with attempted murder

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Javon William Hamilton (Source: Bluffton police) Javon William Hamilton (Source: Bluffton police)

A man wasarrested in Bluffton and charged in connection with a Feb. 20 shooting.

Bluffton policesaid Javon William Hamilton, 24, was identified as the man who fired shots intoa crowd and at an SUV during a confrontation. He is charged with attemptedmurder and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime.

Police saidHamilton was run over by the SUV and was hospitalized. By the time Hamilton wasidentified as the suspect he had already been discharged from the hospital. Arrest warrantswere secured for Hamilton.

Bluffton police requested help from the U.S.Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force in order to locate Hamilton. The U.S.Marshal's Office determined that Hamilton was at a location on May River Roadin Bluffton. The US Marshal'sService and Bluffton police investigators took Hamilton into custody withoutincident.

Police said he is not cooperating with investigators.

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