AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — An 18-year-old man wanted in a fatal nightclub shooting surrendered to police Saturday, officials said.
Darion Antonio McNair has been charged with murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime in last week’s shooting of 18-year-old Stedmund Fryer, said Sgt. Richard Roundtree with the Richmond County Sheriff’s office.
Authorities say Fryer was shot and killed July 9 on the crowded dance floor at Club Super C’s Lounge in southwest Augusta. Several men were involved in a fight before the shooting, police said.
McNair’s friend, Jordash Tanksley, is wanted for questioning in connection with the incident, but he has not been charged with anything, police said.
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McNair has been in trouble before: he was indicted in October on 19 counts — ranging from aggravated assault to possession of a firearm — for a July 2006 drive-by shooting at an Augusta apartment complex. Police have said that shooting was gang related.
Last week’s shooting does not appear to be gang related, police said.