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Suspect in downtown bar fight charged with attempted murder in separate incident

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“Detective Chris Chancellor’s investigation has positively identified Julian Tristen Mackenzi Garren, W/M, 23 YOA, 5’9”, 155 lbs, Brown Hair and Eyes, as the suspect in this case,” reads a press release from the City of Clemson Police.

The man charged with assault and battery for allegedly smashing a bottle over another man’s head at a downtown bar has been charged with attempted murder for a separate nearby incident.
Julian Tristin Mackenzi Garren, 23, has been charged with attempted murder, possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime, domestic violence, second degree, and malicious injury to property, according to a press release from the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office.
Yesterday morning, deputies from the Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of a break-in at a house in Fair Play. Multiple doors were allegedly damaged by gunshots fired inside the house with a handgun by Garren and a suspected accomplice, according to the press release.
Garren and his accomplice were not on the scene when police arrived. The accomplice was arrested late Tuesday night and remains in custody.
Police were told that an adult man might have been injured, but he was not on the scene when deputies arrived. He was later found with minor injuries, according to the press release. 
Two adult females, who were household members of Garren and his accomplice, were on the scene during the incident, along with two children, according to the press release.
Garren knows he is wanted but has yet to turn himself in to the police.
City of Clemson Police have considered all the addresses they have for him, but he does not have a permanent address, said Police Chief Jorge Campos on Monday.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of 23-year-old Julian Tristin Mackenzi Garren is asked to call 911. You may also submit a tip online, via Crimestoppers, where you don’t have to give your name, at If your tip leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward.
The Sheriff’s Office is continuing its investigation.
This is a developing story. The Tiger will provide updates with additional information as it becomes available.

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