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Two more suspects in custody in connection with shooting that killed Bluffton High student

Updated: Mar. 9, 2021 at 10:37 AM EST
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BLUFFTON, S.C. (WTOC) - The Bluffton Police Department said two additional suspects wanted in connection with a deadly shooting have turned themselves in to police.

The police department made the announcement during a news conference on Tuesday.

Tyleic Chaneyfield, 18, of Ridgeland and Jimmie Green, 19, of Hardeeville, were wanted in connection with the Friday night shooting that killed an 18-year-old student at Bluffton High School and injured two others.

The warrants for their arrests included possession of a weapon during a violent crime, murder, and attempted murder (x2), according to a release.

The family of D’won Fields spoke out for the first time - pleading with the community for help.

“He just made his college decision this Thursday. We were planning a graduation for June 18. And now I have to bury my son,” said his father, D’won Fields Sr.

The fields family is trying to find justice while mourning the loss of their son.

“Needless to say D’won and Kemah is going to have this pain for a lifetime.”

“They raised an absolute phenomenal baby boy. And that baby boy needs your help too,” said family friend Ryan Nicholson.

Family and friends who knew the boy looked back on his giving spirit.

“We need to turn this around for him and give to him.”

And ask now people do the same.

“So if anybody has any information, please, do not hold it.”

“Any information that brings justice, we need it.”

The four people police have said were connected to the crimes have been arrested, but investigators need more information.

“If you are afraid, just call in, say what you need to say, and hang up the phone. Please come forward.”

The family knows there must be more information out there. They say they need it to bring their son justice.

“They can’t ever bring their boy back. But they sure Will see justice.”

“I have not slept since Friday night. So, please. Come forward. With the information. That’s all I ask.”

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