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Murder for hire plot targets Charleston, WV police detective

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Darrell Emmett Carter Jr., AKA DJ Carter, was arrested and charged with murder. Darrell Emmett Carter Jr., AKA DJ Carter, was arrested and charged with murder.
A man has been accused of trying to pay two men $15,000 to kill a Charleston police detective.

Darrell Carter is accused of trying to pay two men to murder Lt. Steve Cooper. A criminal complaint states that Carter confessed to police that two weeks ago he met with two people, Juhamar Bradshaw and an unnamed juvenile, to talk about hiring them to murder Lt. S. Cooper of the Charleston Police Dept.

Carter told the men he would pay them $15,000, half of the money up-front and half after they had completed the job.  The complaint says the men were reluctant to accept the job but did agree to the act.

Carter told police that he was unhappy with Lt. Cooper's handling of his malicious wounding charge from March 2014.

Carter is currently behind bars in the shooting death of Tymel McKinney.