Man charged with murder in fatal shooting on Captain Bill Rd. in Ridgeland

Man charged with murder in fatal shooting on Captain Bill Rd. in Ridgeland
Javone Wright (Source: Jasper County Sheriff's Office)

RIDGELAND, S.C. (WTOC) - Jasper County Sheriff’s Office deputies have arrested a man for murder after a shooting Wednesday night on Captain Bill Road, near Bees Creek Road, in Ridgeland.

Sheriff Chris Malphrus says 23-year-old Javone Wright is accused of killing Deandra Tykeem Jenkins. The shooting happened Wednesday evening around Captain Bill Road.

Deputies say Wright is charged with murder and possession of a firearm during a violent crime.

Anyone with information in regards to this shooting investigation should call Det. Sgt. Jake Higgins at 843.637.9915.

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