A 72-year-old man who was shot repeatedly in the upper torso died “within minutes” of being shot, Lexington County Coroner Harry Harman said Sunday.
Harman has ruled the death of Robert Lewis Mitchell Sr., of 1440 Juniper Springs Rd., a homicide.
Mitchell’s body was found Saturday morning by his son, according to the Lexington County Sheriff’s office.
The motive for the killing and circumstances surrounding the death remain under investigation.
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