Man facing weapons, drug charges after fatal shooting near CCU


One man is facing drug and weapons charges following a fatal shooting near Coastal Carolina University this week.

Jarvis Malik Strother, 20, of Columbia has been charged with possession of firearm by certain person, unlawful carrying of pistol, possession with intent to distribute marijuana and possession with intent to distribute marijuana with close proximity to school, according to J. Reuben Long Detention Center records and Conway Police, which is investigating the case.

More charges against Strother are likely as police continue the investigation, said Sgt. Darren Alston with Conway Police.

“Nobody else is on the loose,” Alston said.

Police have not released details of what led to the shooting Monday at The Cove that killed Cameron James Culp, 20, of Detroit, Mich.

A man is dead following a shooting at The Cove apartments near Coastal a Carolina University on Highway 544. Police have one male suspect in custody but may be searching for others. The victim was found dead outside, Small said.

Police responded to the complex off S.C. 544 around 3:25 p.m. where officers found the victim, who was lying in a side parking lot. Culp was a student at Horry Georgetown Technical College.

Stephanie Campbell, Culp’s mother, who lives in Texas, was grappling to find answers the day after her son was killed.

“He was a great person. He was a wonderful person. He was very hard working. … For him to be from Detroit, Michigan and be killed there [in Conway] is just disgusting,” Campbell said earlier this week.

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