Spartanburg woman shot girlfriend in leg before standoff say deputies

Tekaria Meshawn Stockton

SPARTANBURG (WSPA) – A woman is under arrest after Spartanburg County deputies she shot her girlfriend in the leg inside an apartment early Friday morning.

Tekaria Meshawn Stockton, 23, is charged with attempted murder by the Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office after the incident at an apartment complex on Bonner Road in the Whitney area.

Tekaria Meshawn Stockton

 

Deputies say they were called to the apartment at 2:20 a.m. The victim told deputies Stockton is her girlfriend and the two had been arguing for several days. She said Stockton came downstairs and shot her in the leg and then returned to the upstairs portion of the apartment.

The suspect was still upstairs when deputies and EMS took the victim to Spartanburg Regional. Deputies set up a perimeter around the apartment and some neighbors were told to leave their homes nearby.

The suspect would not reply to contact from deputies according to the Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office incident report. The SWAT team was called to the scene. A witness says a smoke bomb was used on the home.

Stockton was arrested without incident according to the report.

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