Two Counts Attempted Murder Following Gunfire in Laurens

Shameeka Shanta Valentine

Multiple gunshots from two firearms in Laurens Wednesday were alleged with charges served yesterday. Laurens Police arrested 29-year-old Shameeka Shanta Valentine of Gary Street, Clinton Wednesday. She is now charged with two counts of Attempted Murder and one count of Possession of a Weapon During a Violent Crime.

Ms. Valentine is accused of discharging a semi-automatic firearm at one victim with malice aforethought and of shooting another victim with a 9mm handgun. She allegedly fired multiple rounds during the Wednesday incident on Bub Avenue in Laurens.

Bond was denied on both charges of Attempted Murder. A $10,000 cash or surety bond was set on the Weapons warrant. Shameeka Shanta Valentine remained in Laurens County’s Johnson Detention Center this morning.