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Rock Hill teen held in Chester shooting

CHESTER -- A Rock Hill teenager was denied bond in Chester County after authorities said he shot two men over the weekend.

Dontavis Jordan, 19, of 529 S. Jonesville Road was being held at the Chester County Detention Center on Monday.

Authorities say Jordan shot 27-year-old Jeffery Lightner in the chest and 43-year-old Raymond Wilkes in the thumb early Saturday.

The shooting happened shortly before 3:30 a.m. in the parking lot of the Quick C Exxon station at 583 Lancaster Highway, according to a Chester County Sheriff's Office report.

Although investigators still are sorting out details, Maj. James McNeil said it appears that Lightner and Wilkes were walking by a white Ford Crown Victoria when Jordan opened fire on them.

What prompted the shooting is still unknown, McNeil said. He also noted that detectives aren't sure if any of the men involved knew each other.

Both injured men were transported to Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

Lightner suffered a collapsed lung, and Wilkes' right thumb was shot off, Sheriff Robby Benson said.

A deputy happened to be in the parking lot during the shooting and notified an officer who was stopped at a nearby intersection, the report stated.

That officer stopped the car Jordan was traveling in at the intersection of S.C. 72 and Robbins Circle, the report stated.

Jordan was arrested during the traffic stop without incident, McNeil said. A handgun was found in the floorboard of the car where Jordan was sitting, the report stated.

Jordan was charged with assault and battery with intent to kill, assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature, possession of a weapon in the commission of a violent crime and a violation of state gun law, according to the report.

State Law Enforcement Division records indicate that Jordan has no prior criminal history.

Wilkes was treated Saturday at CMC and released that day, a hospital spokeswoman said. Lightner was listed in fair condition Monday.

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