FLORENCE, S.C. (WBTW) — Florence police are investigating a deadly shooting Friday morning, according to Capt. Mike Brandt with the Florence Police Department.

Police were called at 7:43 a.m. to the 800 block of West Dixie Street and found the victim dead at the scene, Brandt said.

The Florence County Coroner, Keith Von Lutcken, says 55-year-old Kenneth Andre Davis, of Florence, died.

In a release, the coroner says the shooting happened off of Gladstone Street in Florence. That’s near West Dixie Street. The release says residents nearby heard gunshots and a short time later say the victim in a yard.

Police and the Florence County Coroner’s Office are investigating.

An autopsy is expected next week at the Medical university of South Carolina.

No other details were immediately available.

Anyone with information is asked to call 843-665-3191 or email Tsscott@cityofflorence.com.

There was also a deadly shooting in June in the same area of West Dixie Street.

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