South Carolina Teens Arrested After Targeting Pizza Delivery Driver

COLUMBIA, South Carolina – Two teenagers from South Carolina were arrested this week on charges of robbing and fatally shooting a pizza delivery driver at a vacant apartment.

Trevor Harris, 18, and a 17-year-old relative were taken into custody and charged with murder, attempted armed robbery, criminal conspiracy, and possession of a weapon during a violent crime. The incident took place in November 2023, according to the Columbia Police Department.

The victim, 48-year-old Christopher Shirah, was allegedly lured to the abandoned home where the teens attempted to rob him before shooting him and fleeing the scene.

Following Shirah’s death, friends and family gathered to share memories and pay their respects to him. The community mourned his loss, with one friend expressing gratitude for the confidence Shirah instilled in him to play the tambourine.

Law enforcement agents located the teenagers at a residence in West Columbia. They are currently being held at the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center in Columbia.

The actions of the teenagers have left a community in mourning and have raised concerns about the safety of delivery drivers in the area. The tragic incident serves as a reminder of the potential dangers that workers face while on the job, prompting discussions about measures to ensure their safety.

The swift apprehension of the suspects by law enforcement provides a sense of closure for the victim’s loved ones and the wider community. It also serves as a testament to the dedication of law enforcement in pursuing justice for the victims of violent crimes.