A man accused of killing another man on a downtown Charleston freeway on-ramp in January is in custody.
Teddy Maurice Frazier Gadsden, 25, of Peppercorn Lane in North Charleston, faces a murder charge in connection with the Jan. 30 shooting death of Dominique Sheppard on the Interstate 26 on-ramp from Meeting Street, Charleston police said.
Gadsden appeared for a bond hearing Friday, but the hearing was a formality because a magistrate can’t set bond on a murder charge.
Several of Sheppard’s family members attended, and a few made statements to the court.
“The tragic event has left our chain link forever broken to include our hearts and thoughts,” said Ann Sheppard, the victim’s widow. “I am now considered on paper, a homicide survivor, and no amount of prayers, justice, restitution or compassion will bring my husband back.”
She spoke for several minutes, at times addressing Gadsden, who appeared via a television screen on the wall.
“Do you know what it felt like, not being able to see my husband each day,” Ann Sheppard said. “The night you robbed my husband of