Conway man charged with attempted murder after February shooting

Grand Strand Crime

Jutwa Esquan Hollingsworth (Courtesy: J. Reuben Long Detention Center)

CONWAY, S.C. (WBTW) — A Conway man was charged Sunday with attempted murder after a February shooting, according to warrants obtained by News13.

Jutwa Esquan Hollingsworth, 21, of Conway, was arrested and charged with attempted murder, possession of a weapon during a violent crime, and unlawful possession of a firearm.

Hollingsworth is accused of shooting at a victim Feb. 20 in the area of Forest View Road and Jenkins Drive in Conway, according to the warrants. Hollingsworth is also prohibited by state and federal law from having a gun.

Police were called for reports of two suspicious persons looking into vehicles, according to the report. One of the suspects fired shots toward the victim as they were running away.

Hollingsworth is held in J. Reuben Long Detention Center on a $50,000 bond as of Monday afternoon, according to booking records.

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