FLORENCE, S.C. (WBTW) — Two people are dead after a shooting Sunday evening at a Florence apartment building, authorities said.
It happened at the Sedgefield Apartments on Valparaiso Drive off Second Loop Road, Coroner Keith von Lutcken said.
Police responded about 7 p.m. to the 1300 block of Valparaiso Drive after getting a report of a shooting, Florence Police Capt. Mike Brandt said.
Brandt said a woman died at the scene, and as the situation unfolded, the suspect barricaded himself inside a nearby apartment, where he was later found dead by officers.
The victim has been identified as 47-year-old Tamika McGray, of Florence, according to an announcement Monday afternoon by von Lutcken. The man, 50-year-old Jerome Bernard Mouzone, of Florence, intentionally shot and killed himself.
The Florence Police Department’s Emergency Response Team and the Florence County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team responded to the scene.
No other information was immediately available.
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