Suspect arrested following shooting in Dorchester County

Stephen Anthony Veronee, Jr,

The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shooting on the morning of Oct. 3. According to a statement from Sgt. Rick Carson the shooting happened at a residence off of Highway 15 near St. George.

Carson said one person was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Later that same day, sheriff deputies announced an arrest after detectives determined the type of vehicle the suspect was driving when he left the scene. That vehicle was found in the parking lot of a gas station and convenience store in Harleyville.

Deputies arrested 28 year old Stephen Anthony Veronee, Jr, from Charleston. He has been charged with Assault & Battery of a High and Aggravated Nature.