Man arraigned in deadly Charleston shooting

Man arraigned in deadly Charleston shooting
Published: Jun. 24, 2022 at 10:55 PM EDT
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KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) - A man arrested earlier this month in connection with a deadly shooting in downtown Charleston was arraigned Friday night on a first-degree murder charge, the Charleston Police Department said.

Meeko Harris, 23, of Beckley, West Virginia, was arrested in Osceola County, Florida, six days after the June 4 shooting along Hale Street in Charleston.

Meeko Harris
Meeko Harris(Charleston Police Department)

James Daugherty, who was shot several times, was taken to CAMC General where he later died. The shooting happened at a parking lot along Hale Street.

According to Kanawha County Court records, the incident was captured by surveillance cameras. Investigators say Harris posted on a social media account, showing the same shirt and necklace worn during the shooting.

Harris is being held without bond.

For previous coverage:

Man arrested in deadly Charleston shooting

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