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Man charged with involuntary manslaughter in teen's death

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Published on Wednesday, June 15, 2022

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Torqavious Brice Johnson, 18, is charged with involuntary manslaughter.
 
 

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Torqavious Brice Johnson, 18, is charged with involuntary manslaughter.

 

 

Greer Police arrested and charged a man with involuntary manslaughter in the death of a Greenville teen Tuesday morning.

Officers responded to a residence at 1:10 a.m. on Werninger Court in the Lismore Park subdivision for a reported shooting, according to Lt. Patrick Fortenberry. 

Once officers arrived on the scene, Dalorian Javon Tyler, 17, of Greenville was located sitting in a chair inside the home with a gunshot wound to the chest, according to the police report, Medical personnel pronounced Tyler deceased a short time later.

Torqavious Brice Johnson, 18, who was charged, reportedly had picked up a handgun from the floor after it fell. He pointed the firearm at Tyler while handing it to him when it discharged fatally striking Tyler, according to Fortenberry.

 

 

 

 

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