Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest in connection to an April 12, shooting on Country Club Road in the Andrews area of Williamsburg County. During a joint operation with the Williamsburg County Sheriff's Office and Georgetown County Sheriff's Office, Dwayne Lewis Nesmith was arrested April 17, at a residence in Georgetown County according to a press release issued by the Sheriff's Office. He was charged with attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.
Lewis, 25, of Andrews is accused of shooting a victim in the lower back following a dispute. The victim was airlifted to MUSC with life threatening injuries. At time of press, Nesmith was being held at the Williamsburg County Sheriff's Office Detention Center.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Criminal Investigation Division of the Williamsburg County Sheriffs Office at (843) 355-6381. Callers do not have to reveal their identity to leave information. All defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.