LAKE CITY, S.C. (WBTW) — Lake City police have arrested seven people in connection with a series of shootings that occurred over several months.

The suspects in the five-month-long investigation are facing a combined 57 attempted murder charges, according to officials. The investigation also has resulted in more than 100 arrest warrants and the recovery of multiple guns.

The shootings all happened between December 2022 and February 2023, officials said.

The arrest warrants include 57 for attempted murder; 19 for possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime; 19 for discharging a firearm into a dwelling; and 16 for criminal conspiracy, according to officials.

Of the seven arrested, four are adults and three are juveniles, officials said. One of the juveniles is charged as an adult.

The adults charged are:

  • Jevonte Dayzhon Burgess, 19, of Lake City, has three charges, including one for attempted murder
  • Jaqavis Siree Saymon Green, 18, of Lake City, has 19 charges, including 11 for attempted murder
  • Ke’Andrew Deon Copeland, 18, of Lake City, has 20 charges, including 12 for attempted murder
  • Jareek Carson, 18, of Lake City, has 21 charges, including 12 for attempted murder

All four were denied bond on the attempted murder charges.

More warrants and arrests are expected, police said.

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