The man wanted for shooting and wounding two people inside a Charleston convenience store early Saturday morning is now in police custody in Columbus, Ohio.
Charleston Police say Antonio “Shake” Collins, 32, was arrested there on Saturday night, less than 24 hours after he allegedly shot two people inside a 7-Eleven store on Charleston’s West Side early Saturday morning.
He is charged with two counts of attempted murder.
Investigators say Collins bumped into Joshua Lawson, 23, of Charleston at the store at about 3:15 a.m. Saturday.
At that time, reports indicate Lawson said something to Collins and Collins allegedly took a gun out of his pants and shot Lawson in the head.
Charleston Lt. Steve Cooper says Lawson’s friend, Patrick Moore, Jr., 22, ran toward the back of the store and Collins also shot him in the face.
As of Sunday morning, both Lawson and Moore were still in critical condition at Charleston Area Medical Center.
Cooper says it appears to have been a random act, but he says detectives are still trying to determine a motive.
Cooper says surveillance video shows Collins grabbed a bottle of water after the shootings and walked through the parking lot, smiling at the girlfriend of one of the victims.