22-year-old killed at N. Augusta apartments, Suspect is now in custody

22-year-old killed at N. Augusta apartments, Suspect is now in custody
Shooting at North Augusta Gardens apartments (Lex Juarez)

NORTH AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - A North Augusta man is behind bars for a deadly shooting that happened earlier this afternoon.

According to North Augusta Public Safety, 26-year-old Myikeem Harvey was shot as he was sitting in his car at the North Augusta Garden Apartments.

Officers say 22-year-old Pheolian Neal fired several shots, killing him in the parking lot around 4:30 Monday afternoon. Neal then ran over to the next neighborhood but officers say he turned himself in several hours after. As of now, Investigators say they have no motive.

“We’re not sure to the motivation, the reasons, the cause to what led up to the shooting,” says Lt. Tim Thorton, North Augusta Department of Public Safety.

People who live in that neighborhood tell us Neal was there visiting his children. This is still in the early stages of the investigation. FOX 54 will continue to follow this as it develops.

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