EDITOR’S NOTE: The story has been updated to clarify Troopers only indicated Wall was in the car at the time of the crash.
GEORGETOWN, SC (WBTW) – An investigation into a crash Monday afternoon that led to the fatal shooting of a man and his stepdaughter in Georgetown shows the shooter caused the collision, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.
Nick Wall was traveling on US 521 when he slowed down to turn into a driveway and was struck from behind by the car Ty Sheem Ha Sheem Walters, III., of Moncks Corner, was driving.
Officers found that Walters was at fault for following too closely behind the vehicle, according to the SCHP.
Deputies say an altercation occurred shortly after the crash on Highway 521 and Indian Hut Road near Andrews.
The fight resulted in three people being shot – two of whom later died. The third victim, a man who stopped to help, survived the shooting, according to the coroner.
Following the collision, according to warrants, Walters shot Wall at least twice in the upper torso, resulting in his death. The second victim, Anderson, was hit in the head, resulting in her death.
Walters was charged with two counts of murder, one count of attempted murder, and three counts of possession of a weapon during a violent crime.
Walters remains in the Georgetown County Detention Center without bond.