Help police find shooting suspect in Easley

EASLEY, S.C. (WSPA) – The Easley Police Department is asking for your help finding a shooting suspect.

Police say 33-year-old Peter Jamel Stokes is wanted for a shooting incident on Davis Street around 11:37 p.m. Saturday.

When police responded to a call about a fight, they say they found a man laying in the road with an apparent gunshot wound.

It was determined that Stokes and the shooting victim were fighting when Stokes pulled out a handgun and fired towards the victim, and then fled the scene.

The victim was taken to Greenville Memorial Hospital with injuries that do not appear to be life-threatening, police say. The victim was still in the hospital on Monday while police continued their search for Stokes.

If you have any information regarding Stokes’ whereabouts, you are asked to call the Easley Police Department at (864) 859-4025.

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