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Investigators now believe that Lexington shooting may have been self-inflicted

Lexington, SC – The Lexington Police Department released a statement Monday afternoon after a shooting occurred in the town earlier in the day. In that statement, Sgt. Cameron Mortenson, spokesman for the department said that detectives were investigating a shooting that took place at the Park North Apartment complex on Brookhill Street West.


At approximately 2:55 p.m., officers were dispatched to a shooting incident within the complex. Officers found a man inside an apartment with a gunshot wound to the head. The man was transported to Primsa Health Richland Hospital by EMS where his condition is unknown.

“Though this investigation is ongoing, detectives believe so far that this was a self-inflected shooting,” said Chief Terrence Green. “I want those who live in the Park North community to know that they are safe, and this appears to be an isolated incident.”




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