Coroner identifies man, woman who died in apparent murder-suicide

VIDEO: Investigators believe shooting deaths near N. Charleston is a murder-suicide

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - The Charleston County Coroner’s Office has identified a man and woman who died in a shooting police have called an apparent murder-suicide.

John Coleman, 64; and Patricia Coleman, 58, both died at the scene in the 7100 block of McGregor Street Tuesday, according to Deputy Coroner Anita Hasert. Both died of gunshot wounds, she said.

The Charleston County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of a man with a shotgun on McGregor Street near Ashley Phosphate Road just before 9 a.m. Tuesday, Capt. Roger Antonio said.

When deputies responded, they found the two victims in the driveway. A shotgun was found near the bodies.

Deputies have not said what the relationship was between the victims.

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