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Coroner identifies man, woman killed in Georgetown Co. shooting

Published: Aug. 24, 2021 at 4:44 AM EDT|Updated: Aug. 24, 2021 at 4:59 PM EDT
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GEORGETOWN COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - The Georgetown County Coroner’s Office identified the victims of a late-night shooting.

Ben Franklin Jr., 38; and Kiashia Green, 25, both of Georgetown, died from gunshot wounds, according to the coroner’s office.

Green died at the scene of the Sutton Road shooting, which was first reported shortly after 10 p.m. Monday. Franklin died at Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital, authorities say.

The victims were residents of the home where they were found, investigators say.

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office says the investigation is ongoing and they want anyone with information about the deaths to call them at 843-546-5101.

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