North Carolina man wanted in fatal shooting arrested

January 17, 2018

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man wanted in connection with a fatal shooting in South Carolina has been arrested.

The Horry County Police Department posted to its Facebook page that 20-year-old Quotase Jenrette of Clarendon was wanted in the shooting death of 27-year-old Kendal Ray of Loris on Jan. 6.

Horry County Deputy Coroner Tony Hendrick said Ray died at Grand Strand Medical Center the next day from a gunshot wound to the head.

The Columbus County Sheriff’s Office said Jenrette surrendered to authorities around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. He is being held on a $500,000 bond, and jail records don’t say whether he has an attorney.

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