CMPD Captures Suspect in Murder of Columbia, SC Mayor’s Brother In-Law

From http://www.wcnc.com, December 10, 2013

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police arrested a man for his involvement in a deadly north Charlotte shooting last Friday.

Police: Man arrested in shooting death of mayor's in-law

Police charged 40-year old Arthur Givens with murder, possession of a firearm by a felon, assault with a deadly weapon and communicating threats.

Authorities say he shot and killed Donald Gist, Jr., along Beatties Ford Road Friday afternoon. Gist was the brother-in-law of Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin.

Police say Givens’ criminal history includes convictions for assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious bodily injury, use of a firearm during drug trafficking, weapon offenses, felony drug offenses and probation violations.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective.

Detective Burkard is the lead detective assigned to the case.  In addition, you may also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600

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