On Thursday morning, a shooting took place resulting in the death of a woman and the injury of a man, as reported by the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department.
The incident occurred in front of a residence located in the 600 block of Pine Grove Road in the Leesville area, situated between Interstate 20 and U.S. 178.
Tragically, the woman succumbed to her injuries at the scene. The Lexington County Coroner’s Office has not disclosed her identity to the public.
Emergency Medical Services (EMS) transported the injured man to a local hospital, where he is currently receiving medical treatment. No further details regarding his condition have been provided by the sheriff’s department.
While the shooting did involve individuals with some form of connection, it was not classified as a murder-attempted suicide. However, specific information about their relationship remains undisclosed.
The sheriff’s department has stated that the incident appears to be isolated, implying that it is not a threat to the broader community.
At this time, there is no information available regarding the shooter(s) or the motive behind the gunfire.
Law enforcement has not made any arrests, but deputies are actively pursuing leads as part of the ongoing investigation.
If anyone has any information regarding the shooting, they are encouraged to contact CrimeStoppers at 888-CRIME-SC or submit an online tip.