CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Police made a third arrest in connection with this week’s deadly shooting on the city’s West side.
Police on Saturday charged Darrell “DJ” Carter, 18, with first-degree murder in connection with the shooting of 18-year-old Tymel McKinney. The Charleston teenager was gunned down Wednesday night while sitting on the front porch of a house on Sixth Street.
Detectives previously arrested Mark Gaddy of Detroit and a Charleston juvenile in connection with the shooting. Reports Saturday indicated the McKinney shooting was gang-related.
Police also charged Carter with malicious wounding in connection with a March 30 shooting on Stuart Street.