Good Samaritan Helps Teens Pull SUV From Ditch, Is Shot Dead

It happened in North Charleston, SC
By Jenn Gidman,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 16, 2016 4:15 PM CDT
Good Samaritan Helps Teens Pull SUV From Ditch, Is Shot Dead
Horrible.   (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Two South Carolina teenagers are charged with murder in the shooting death of a Good Samaritan who helped them pull an SUV out of a ditch, the AP reports. North Charleston Police spokesperson Spencer Pryor told local news outlets the victim stopped to help the teens pull the vehicle out of a ditch about 11pm Monday and was robbed and shot after the vehicle was freed. The Charleston County Coroner's Office has IDed the deceased as 45-year-old Chadwick Garrett, per the Post and Courier.

Pryor says 17-year-old Deon Frasier and 19-year-old Michael Dupree-Tyler, both of North Charleston, are charged with murder. Frasier is also charged with possession of a firearm during a violent crime. It was the 21st homicide in North Charleston this year. (A tragic end for two other Good Samaritans in South Carolina last month.)

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