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SC CoA: "the doctrine of transferred intent inapplicable to this charge of attempted murder."

A couple of years ago, I wrote a blog piece on Attempted Murder and Transferred Intent. The Supreme Court did not directly answer whether or not those two would go together.


But in, State v. Williams, the South Carolina Court of Appeals has given its answer:


However, keep in mind, the court was very specific that the doctrine of transferred intent did not apply in this specific case:


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