Deputies: Summerville man found shot to death outside workshop

SUMMERVILLE, SC (WCSC) - Dorchester County deputies are investigating the shooting death of a Summerville man.

Timothy Robert Davis, Sr., 59, was found dead of multiple gunshot wounds shortly after midnight on Thursday by his son, Dorchester County Coroner Paul Brouthers said.

Deputies responded to the 111 West Butternut Road in Summerville at approximately 12:46 a.m., an incident report states.

Davis's body was found outside his workshop on Butternut Road near Summerville, Brouthers said.

According to an incident report, Davis' son found his body just after midnight Thursday.

The report states Davis was lying face down, not breathing, unconscious and beyond medical help.

The death was ruled a homicide and the investigation is ongoing.

No suspects have been named.

"Oh my God, I'm scared to death, I wonder who it was," said Penny Pendarvis who lives near the crime scene.

"I'm stunned, very stunned, I didn't know that kind of thing happens this close," said resident Dennis Driggers. "It wakes me up."

Anyone with information is asked to call the Dorchester County Sheriff's Office at 843-832-0300 or Crime Stoppers at 843-554-1111.

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