North, South Carolina’s Winston Hunter shot by Michael Lloyd, Ethan Anderson, Seth Phillips, Jeremiah Harly?


Winston Hunter, 6, was inside his home in North, Orangeburg County, South Carolina, United States at 11:35 p.m. on May 13, 2022 when a passing two-door sedan opened fire. He was shot and he died at the scene.

Ethan Thorne Anderson, 19, of West Columbia, Lexington County, South Carolina is the owner of the vehicle. He, Michael T. Lloyd, 20, of Canandaigua, Ontario County, New York, USA, Seth Phillips, 19, of Farmington, Ontario County and Jeremiah Harly, 17, of New York are accused of fatally shooting Hunter.


On May 20, 2022, Joshua Devon Pettus, 29, of Neeses, Orangeburg County was named a person of interest. He has turned himself in to authorities.

On May 27, 2022, Anderson was arrested in West Columbia. He was charged with one count of murder, three counts of attempted murder and three counts of possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime in the shooting death of Hunter.


On May 29, 2022, Anderson attended a virtual arraignment before Judge Robert Lake. On the same day, Orangeburg County Sheriff Leroy Ravenell announced at the Orangeburg County Courthouse in Orangeburg, Orangeburg County that Harly had been arrested in New York.

At around 2:00 on May 30, 2022, Lloyd was arrested in Ontario, Wayne County, New York. On June 1, 2022, Phillips was arrested in Ontario County and arraigned in Ontario County Court in Canandaigua as a fugitive from justice.

Anderson and Harly have been charged with murder. Phillips was remanded to the Ontario County Jail in Canandaigua without bail to await extradition to South Carolina.

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