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Sheriff’s investigators in the initial stages of a death investigation near Gaston

Gaston, SC (Paul Kirby) – Lexington County Sheriff investigators are just beginning an investigation into a death near Gaston.

EMS, fire, and deputies were dispatched to a reported gunshot on Pineturn Lane off Woodtrail Drive just north of Gaston. Deputies were the first to arrive and they secured the scene so that the firefighters and medical personnel could proceed in safely.

According to Colby Gallagher, the on-duty spokesperson for the sheriff, their department is in the initial stages of the investigation. According to Gallagher, it is much too early to release any further information regarding this shooting and death.

Coincidently, Pineturn Lane is within 4 miles of the scene of the murder that occurred on Thanksgiving Day on Harmony Church Lane. There has been no indication that the two incidents are related at this time. Deputies have already made an arrest in that case.

We will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.


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