Attempted Murder Suspect Turns Himself In

Malik Canty turned himself into the police earlier this morning.

Irmo Police Department had obtained arrest warrants for Malik Rashoid Canty (25) of Columbia, SC, for Burglary 1 st , Attempted Murder, Kidnapping, Domestic Violence of a High and Aggravated Nature and Possession of a Weapon During the Commission of a Violent Crime.

Irmo Officers responded to a domestic with a gunshot wound in the Irmo Village Apartment Complex around 1:30 am on August 7, 2022. Once on scene, they found a person with a gunshot wound to the leg. Officers were able to apply a tourniquet and stop the bleeding.

Officers learned that Canty forced his way into the residence armed with a gun. Once inside, he assaulted the occupant of the residence and then shot another person. He fled the scene in a white 2010 Lexus ES300,