Red Bank, SC (Paul Kirby) - Investigators with the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department are in the early stages of an investigation into a shooting that took place in the Red Bank area of Lexington County. The shooting happened Friday afternoon on Valley Lane.
According to sources within the family, investigators are already making progress in the case. The family have said that a Lexington County official have told them that they have been questioning a suspect who was quickly detained after the shooting took place. The family has identified the victim but that is being withheld pending further investigation . They have also said this was related to a domestic situation.
First responders received the call mid-afternoon. When they arrived on scene after they received reports of the shooting, the female victim had already passed.
This is an active investigation that is ongoing. Captain Adam Myrick said that the Department is not currently searching for a suspect. We will try and update this as soon as more information becomes available.