CORRECTION: The shooting happened on Philadephia Place. Because of correct information provided by the Florence County Coroner’s Office, a previous version of this story was incorrect.

FLORENCE, S.C. (WBTW) — A teenager is dead after a shooting early Saturday on Philadelphia Place in Florence, Coroner Keith von Lutcken said.

Dairyont’ae Thurston Shaw, 17, Florence, died in the shooting, according to von Lutcken, who said his death is being treated as a homicide.

The shooting happened about 2:30 a.m. in the 700 block of Philadelphia Place, according to police, who said officers found Shaw’s body in the driveway when they arrived.

An autopsy has been scheduled at the Medical University of South Carolina, but von Lutcken did not say when it would be conducted.

Florence police have not released any information about the investigation.


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