Columbia Teen Charged with Attempted Murder After Dispute

West Columbia, SC (WLTX) -- A teen has been arrested and charged with two counts of attempted murder and possessing a weapon during a violent crime. 

According to arrest warrants, E-Karius Moore, 17, fired shots shortly after 9:30 p.m. on Sunday night. 

A domestic dispute between Moore and two females occurred at an apartment complex on Cricket Tree Lane. Both females were struck and suffered non-life threatening injuries.

“Moore drove away after the shots were fired and a bulletin was sent out to officers across the Midlands to be on the lookout for his vehicle,” Lexington County Sheriff, Jay Koon said. “State troopers and Richland County deputies apprehended Moore at the West Columbia side of the Gervais Street Bridge after he initiated a pursuit.” 

Moore was denied bond on Monday afternoon.

Anyone with additional information should call Crimestoppers at 888-Crime-SC.

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