A Midlands man was died after being shot in the head early Wednesday morning.
Malcolm C. Jones, 27, was identified by Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher. The Gaston man suffered a fatal gunshot wound to the head.
The incident, which Fisher called a homicide, occurred shortly before 1 a.m. in the 500 block of Blackville Road in Gaston.
Jones was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Fisher.
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The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the incident.
“We’re working to determine more about the incident but, based on information we’ve gathered so far, we don’t believe this was a random act,” Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon said in a news release.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC, or click or tap here for the link.