Authorities from the Greenville Police Department responded to a shooting incident on Thursday that claimed the life of a 53-year-old man. Officers were dispatched to the 600 block of South Hinds Street following reports of gunshots.
Upon arrival at the scene, law enforcement officers encountered the lifeless body of Eddie Addison, aged 53, who had sustained a gunshot wound while lying in the doorway. The circumstances leading up to the shooting remain unclear.
Further investigation led to the arrest of 54-year-old Billy White, a resident of Greenville, now facing charges in connection with the incident. White, a convicted felon, has been charged with First-Degree Murder and Possession of a Firearm.
White was taken into custody and transported to the Washington County Regional Correctional Facility, where he is being held pending his initial court appearance.