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Sheriff’s Department investigating shooting at a St. Andrews area motel

Irmo, SC (Paul Kirby) – Investigators with the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department are looking into a reported shooting that resulted in a death this morning at a motel on Piney Grove Road near I-26, northeast of Irmo.

Deputies, EMS crews, and firefighters from the Irmo Fire District responded to the Country Inns & Suites in the 400 block of Piney Grove after receiving reports that an unidentified man had been shot. The call came in just after 4:30 a.m. The first responders found that the adult male had died at the scene.

Major crimes investigators, region commanders, the coroner’s office, and crime scene investigators were quickly requested and responded. A spokesman for the sheriff’s office said that they are still in the primary stages of their investigation, and information is very limited at this point.

We will continue to update this story as we learn more details regarding this shooting.

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