Deadly shooting in Lamar ruled a homicide


LAMAR, S.C. (WBTW) — One dead and one injured after a shooting on Sunday night.

According to Darlington County Coroner Todd Hardee, Deon Wilson, 25, was pronounced dead at a local hospital. Hardee has ruled his death a homicide.

The other person’s injuries are not life threatening, according to SLED.

Darlington County Sheriff’s Office and Lamar PD are assisting SLED in the active investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact local law enforcement or Crime Stoppers at 888-CRIMESC (274-6372).

The coroner’s office will perform the autopsy Monday.

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