Coroner identifies victim of deadly Berkeley County shooting

Published: Sep. 19, 2022 at 2:49 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 20, 2022 at 8:17 AM EDT
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MONCKS CORNER, S.C. (WCSC) - The Berkeley County Coroner’s Office has identified a 60-year-old man as the victim of a deadly Friday night shooting in Moncks Corner.

William S. Tillman, of Moncks Corner, died as a result of a shooting on Open Door Lane, Chief Deputy Coroner Darnell Hartwell said.

A Moncks Corner man is facing charges in connection with the Friday night shooting.

Leland Heyward Jackson, 56, is charged with murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime, according to jail records.

Deputies say the shooting happened Friday at a home on Open Door Lane where the shooting was reported. Authorities found the shooting victim outside the home and they provided first aid until Berkeley County EMS arrived.

A witness told deputies Jackson was still on the scene and deputies say he surrendered to them.

Jackson was being held at the Hill-Finklea Detention Center.