The victim of Friday’s shooting at the Circle K has died, and Fort Mill police have released photos of the murder suspect.
Aquante El-Malik Lemel Watts, 23, is wanted for murder. His last known address was 610 Forest Ridge Drive in Fort Mill. He is described as 6 feet tall and 180 pounds.
The name of the victim has not been released by the coroner’s office.
The shooting happened around 11:15 p.. Friday outside the Circle K convenience store, at 681 US Highway 21 Bypass.
Officers found a male victim on the ground with gunshot wounds. He was surrounded by a large group of people and was eventually rushed to Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill, where he later died.
The shots were fired at the victim from inside a gold Honda Accord, occupied by two subjects, a black male and black female, police say. Those subjects immediately fled from the area, driving west on Sutton Road toward Interstate 77.
Watts was last seen driving a gold 2008 Honda Accord with SC license plate NPN 522. He should be considered armed and dangerous, police said.
Anyone with information, as to his whereabouts, should contact the Fort Mill Police Department, at 803-547-2022, or Crime Stoppers of York County, at 877-409-4321.