FLORENCE COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — One person was found shot dead in a car Tuesday evening in Florence County, according to Florence County Sheriff TJ Joye.

The victim was found dead in a car on the side of River Bend Drive in the Timmonsville area, Joye said.

The victim was identified as Malik Daveon Zimmerman, 22, of Timmonsville, according to Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken. He died of a single gunshot wound.

Zimmerman was found by a person passing by who observed him in his vehicle, von Lutcken said.

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Joye said the investigation is early on and no other information was available.

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