Fatal Shooting in Mullins, SC Leaves One Dead, Two Injured

One person died and two others were injured in a shooting incident in Mullins, South Carolina, on Sunday morning. The Marion County Sheriff's Office is conducting an active investigation, urging anyone with information to come forward.

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Fatal Shooting in Mullins, SC Leaves One Dead, Two Injured

Fatal Shooting in Mullins, SC Leaves One Dead, Two Injured

A shooting incident in Mullins, South Carolina on Sunday morning has left one person dead and two others injured. The Marion County Sheriff's Office responded to a call around 5 a.m. reporting a shooting in the area of Curry Road.

Upon arrival, deputies discovered that three people with gunshot wounds had been transported to the hospital in a personal vehicle. The crime scene was located along Evans Court, just outside the Mullins city limits.

Why this matters: This incident highlights the ongoing issue of gun violence in the United States, which continues to claim lives and leave communities devastated. The investigation into this shooting will likely shed light on the circumstances surrounding the incident and may inform efforts to prevent similar tragedies in the future.

Devante Marquise Legette, a 29-year-old Mullins resident, succumbed to his injuries at the hospital around 9 a.m., according to Marion County Coroner Jerry Richardson. The other two victims were treated and released, with one expected to make a full recovery.

The Marion County Sheriff's Office is conducting what they describe as a "very active investigation" into the shooting. No arrests have been made at this time. Authorities are urging anyone with information about the incident to come forward.

Those with information can contact the Marion County Sheriff's Office at (843) 423-8399 or email mcsoevidencemarionsc.org. Anonymous tips are being accepted as the investigation continues into this fatal shooting that has shaken the small community of Mullins.

Key Takeaways

  • 1 dead, 2 injured in shooting in Mullins, SC on Sunday morning.
  • Shooting occurred on Curry Road, with crime scene on Evans Court.
  • Devante Marquise Legette, 29, died from injuries at hospital.
  • Marion County Sheriff's Office conducting "very active investigation".
  • No arrests made; authorities seeking tips from the public.