Coroner releases ID of man killed Tuesday in Bennettsville shooting

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BENNETTSVILLE, S.C. (WBTW) — The name of the person killed Tuesday in a shooting in Bennettsville has been released.

Robert Lee Covington Jr. died in the shooting, which happened about noon at his home on Patricia Street, according to Marlboro County Coroner Tim Brown.

The Marlboro County Sheriff’s Office and the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division are investigating. No further details were immediately available.

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