Chief Terrence Green is announcing that an arrest has been made in the recent shooting homicide on Freedom Drive in Lexington.
Jabin Elliotte Trapp, age 49 of Lexington, was arrested in the death of Parrish Scott Phillips, age 49 of Chapin, that occurred on the afternoon of June 27, 2021.
When officers were dispatched to the shooting, they found the victim deceased and laying in the backyard with several gunshots to the upper body. During the investigation, it was found that Jabin Trapp and the victim had been involved in an argument that ended when Jabin Trapp shot the victim several times.
Jabin Trapp has been charged with Murder and Possession of a Weapon During a Violent Crime. He is being held at the Lexington County Detention Center awaiting a bond hearing.