Jul 26, 2014

Easley Man Wanted for Attempted Murder

Sheriff's Office Seeking attempted murder suspect. Chalmers also charged with kidnapping and grand larceny.

Easley Man Wanted for Attempted Murder

An Easley man is wanted on charges of attempted murder and kidnapping.

Warrants charging Jameel Rashard Chalmers, of 718 Saluda Dam Road, Easley, with attempted murder, kidnapping and grand larceny have been issued.

According to a Pickens County Sheriff's Office release, deputies were dispatched to a residence on Hanson Lane in Easley, after a neighbor reported that a male was beating a female at that addresss.

Deputies could not locate a disturbance at this residence, the release stated.

Shortly after, the Easley Police Department received a call reporting a domestic disturbance between a male and a female at 718 Saluda Dam Road.

Officers from the Easley Police Department and the Sheriff's Office responded and located a 32-year old female victim hiding from her assailant. The victim told police that the suspect, her ex-boyfriend Jameel Rashard Chalmer, approached her as she was getting into her 2012 Dodge Charger at her home.

He had been hiding beside her home, waiting for her to leave, the report stated.

Chalmer asked her where she was going, and then pointed a large handgun at her.

Chalmers then fired the gun, the report stated.

The bullet missed the victim, but the powder burned her face.

Chalmers then began beating the victim, the report stated.

He then order her into the car at gunpoint, the report stated.

Chalmers ordered her to drive to his address on Saluda Dam Road, the report stated.

Upon arrival at the address, the victim was able to escape when a man driving by pulled up to ask if the two needed any help.

Chalmers then fled the scene in the victim's Dodge Charger, the report stated.

The victim was taken to the hospital for treatment.

Greenville County Sheriff's Office deputies later recovered the victim's car on Paris Mountain, but Chalmers had fled the area. At this time he has not been located.

Evidence of a fired weapon was found inside the Charger, the report stated.

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