Suspect in Clemson Shooting Captured
The suspect in a shooting last Saturday in Clemson has been captured. The search for 23 year old Jaron Lamot Gibbs led US Marshals to an apartment complex in the Atlanta. According to the City of Clemson Police department, information was received Tuesday as to Gibbs whereabouts. That information was relayed to the US Marshals Service Southeast Regional Fugitive Task force. Members of that task force took Gibbs into custody Tuesday afternoon. Gibbs is wanted in connection with a shooting which took place Saturday August 1 at the intersection of Issaqueena Trail and Cambridge Drive. According to Clemson Police, the suspect is reported to have exited his vehicle, walked to the drivers side of the victim’s vehicle, and pointed a pistol at the driver’s head. The driver pushed the gun away but both the driver and the passenger were struck in the head by a bullet. One of the victims, 23 year old Robert Porter of Six Mile, was taken to Anmed Health in Anderson. Pickens County Deputy Coroner Gary Duncan says Porter was pronounced dead at the hospital. The Clemson City Police are awaiting to see if Gibbs waives extradition before traveling to Atlanta to be transported back to Clemson. Clemson Police have warrants charging Gibbs with murder, attempted murder, possession of a weapon during a violent crime, and possession of a weapon by a convicted felon.