Suspect in Club Kream shooting arrested

Sheriff's Office seeking public's help identifying others involved
GCSO Ford Taurus patrol vehicle
GCSO Ford Taurus patrol vehicle - File Photo Photo credit Lee Rogers

An arrest has been made following a fatal shooting at a Greenville County nightclub over the Labor Day weekend. The Greenville County Sheriff’s office has announced the arrest of 22 year old Aaron Messiah Hodari Harper. He is facing charges of murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime. Police say, Harper shot and killed 24 year old, Elijha M. Mcduffie of Greer. Harper was apprehended in Greenwood.

Regarding the arrest Sheriff Hobart Lewis had this to say, “I whole-heartedly believe in justice and my hope is that the arrest of Mr. Harper will begin the process for seeing justice fulfilled for the victim’s family and will hopefully give them a sense of closure as they continue to grieve the loss of their loved on. I am so grateful for the tremendous work that our investigators have put into the case and the timely manner that they were able to identify Mr. Harper. As we continue our efforts to identify other parties who may have taken part in this incident we ask the community to partner with us by bringing forth valuable information.”

Tips can be provided to the Sheriff’s Office by calling Crime Stoppers of Greenville at 23-CRIME.