Forest Acres police are investigating a shooting death in the 200 block of Percival Road that happened late Monday night.
Kenneth R. Hinckley, 49 years old and homeless, was found shot dead on the side of the road about 9:45 p.m. by a pedestrian, according to Richland County Coroner Gary Watts. Hinckley had been shot once in the upper body, Watts said.
People in the area said they heard someone arguing and what may have been two gunshots, Forest Acres Police Chief Gene Sealy said.
The victim had no known family members in the area, and distant relatives were located in West Virginia, according to Watts.
There are no leads yet on a suspect, Sealy said.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.