Authorities investigating fatal shooting in Orangeburg County

Published: Sep. 27, 2016 at 10:16 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 27, 2016 at 10:18 PM EDT
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ORANGEBURG COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Authorities are investigating a fatal shooting in Orangeburg that took the life of one person.

Sheriff Leroy Ravenell said that just after 12 p.m. Tuesday investigators were called to a Lawton Street location where a man was found to be suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound.

Witnesses told deputies that a white SUV drove in front of the victim's car before two men inside the SUV began firing weapons at the victim.

"The victim was transported to an area hospital but was later pronounced deceased," OCSO officials said.

Witnesses told investigators there may have been a dispute involving a woman the previous night.

"The case is being aggressively investigated at this moment," Ravenell said.

An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday.

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