Life lost to gun violence

Anthony Smith has been charged with murder and possession of firearm by a convicted felon.

Greenville police officers located Tarus Dandridge, a 41 year-old black male, who was pronounced dead on the scene by emergency medical personnel and Washington County Coroner Methel Johnson.

Preliminary investigation of the 2 a.m. Wednesday incident in the 800 block of Nelson Street suggests the gun shot occured after a verbal disagreement between the two. Smith does not have a bond at this time.

Information related to the incident may be reported to GPD by calling 662-378-1515 or Crimestoppers by calling 662-378-8477.