Hardeeville Police are searching for a suspect in an armed robbery and shooting incident reported at a Hardeeville hotel on Tuesday night.
Around 8 p.m. that day, a man entered the Economy Inn on Frontage Road and asked to rent a room, according to a City of Hardeeville news release.
At that time, two men, one holding a firearm, entered wearing disguises.
The pair asked for money and one of the suspects fired a few rounds above the a hotel employee’s head into a wall, the release said.
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No injuries were reported.
The two disguised men and the man requesting a room then fled to a white Honda CRV and drove away, the release said.
An off duty Ridgeland police officer spotted a vehicle fitting that description, but was unable to pull it over.
Around 2 a.m. on Wednesday, Jasper County Sheriff’s Office deputies apprehended two of the suspects in the Wagon Branch community, the release said.
The two were identified as Darius Marquis Hamilton, 21, of Hardeeville and Dondre Leonard Fields, 26, of Ridgeland. Both were charged with armed robbery, according to the City of Hardeeville.
Authorities are continuing to search for the third suspect, who has not been identified or located.
All three suspects were described as African American men in their 20s, the release said.