Chester gang member to remain jailed in Christmas shooting

Posted February 8, 2019 12:04 pm | Filed under Featured, Local News, News

Quinton McClinton, 30 an alleged gang member involved in the shooting death of a Chester councilman, will remain jailed pending trial. He is accused of a 2018 Christmas Day shooting,
According to published reports, McClinton appeared in court in Chester County Thursday, more than a month after he was charged with attempted murder in the shooting of Kochese Gregory. Gregory, 42, survived after being shot in the chest in Chester, prosecutors said. McClinton, also charged with possession of a weapon during a violent crime, wanted to be released on bond.

He was arrested a week after the shooting in Rock Hill. He faces up to 35 years in prison if convicted, under South Carolina law. Gregory has said that he is in fear for his life if McClinton is released.