Richland County Sheriff’s Department


RCSD and the Marshals Office capture attempted murder suspect

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott announced the arrest of Javaris Mitchell (DOB: 06/10/1986) on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 in Waco Texas. Mitchell was located with the assistance of the Richland County Sheriff’s Department Fugitive Task Force and the United States Marshals Office. Mitchell will be charged with attempted murder once extradited back to South Carolina.

The Sheriff stated that on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 around 11:00am at 5000 Baine Street, Mitchell and the victim who are acquaintances were outside in the street; the two became involved in a verbal altercation. Mitchell pulled out a handgun and shot the male victim multiple times in the upper and lower body. The victim was transported to Palmetto Health Richland Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.  

Mitchell will be transported to the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center once extradited back to South Carolina.   

June 14, 2017

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