Multi-Million Dollar Bond For Greenville Murder Suspect

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The man accused of shooting and killing another man at a Greenville apartment complex in broad daylight Wednesday was in court today and gave a statement.

Moses Pittman, age 34 of Bethel, is charged with an open count of murder and robbery with a dangerous weapon in connection with the homicide.

Pittman spoke in court this morning, saying "I didn't rob nobody, I didn't kill nobody" and that he is a victim too because he is locked up and Ronnie Chapman was his best friend.

Chapman, age 34, was found shot in a pickup truck at Arlington Square Apartments Wednesday.

Pittman has a court-appointed attorney. Pittman was given bond of $2 million with electronic monitoring and $4 million.


Greenville police reported that one suspect is in custody for the homicide at Mulberry Lane

Moses Pittman, age 34 of Bethel, is charged with an open count of murder and robbery with a dangerous weapon in connection with the homicide.

He is expected to have a first appearance in court this morning.

Witnesses described hearing an altercation just prior to the shots Wednesday afternoon.

The Greenville police department reports "detectives with the Greenville Police Department’s Investigations Bureau worked all through the night aggressively following up on leads. Less than 24 hours after the crime, one suspect in custody. Additional arrests may take place as the case develops."

The police said this act of violence was "not random in nature." Officials say there is no threat to the public.

Meanwhile, Greenville police have identified the man found dead after a shooting in an apartment complex parking lot.

Greenville police say 34-year-old Ronnie Chapman was found shot in a pickup truck at Arlington Square Apartments Wednesday.

Public records show Chapman was released from prison in March after serving time for drug trafficking.

Public records also show Pittman has convictions for drug trafficking and possession and possession of a firearm by a felon. He was released from prison in December 2012.



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The search is on for a suspect or suspects after a shooting around 3:45 p.m. Wednesday at a Greenville apartment complex. Police said Wednesday night they do not feel this is a random shooting, so they don’t believe there is any immediate danger to public.

A police spokeswoman tells WITN there was apparently a confrontation in the parking lot. When officers arrived, they found a man shot to death in a white pickup truck in a parking lot at the Arlington Square apartments complex.

The victim's name is not being released at this time.

Multiple police units responded to the area of Mulberry Lane off Arlington Boulevard.

A witness told WITN he heard two shots, which sounded like they came from a handgun.

A police spokeswoman said there are conflicting reports about suspects.


Greenville police are on an "active crime scene," according to a spokesman.

Law enforcement responded to a call of shots fired just after 3:30 p.m.

It's happening in the area of Mulberry Lane and Arlington Boulevard.

One of the witnesses on the scene told WITN he heard two gunshots, and that the shots sounded like they came from a handgun.

WITN has a crew on the scene and will bring you updates as soon as they become available.


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