Crime & Courts

One dead after Tuesday afternoon shooting in Lexington County

Lexington County Sheriff’s Department investigators are on the scene of a shooting on Hampton Road May 30, 2017.
Lexington County Sheriff’s Department investigators are on the scene of a shooting on Hampton Road May 30, 2017. Photo provided by the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department

Lexington County authorities are investigating a fatal shooting Tuesday afternoon on the 100 block of South Hampton Road.

A male victim died on the way to the hospital, the Lexington County sheriff’s department tweeted Tuesday evening.

Investigators believe the shooting was not a random event.

“It appears to be an isolated incident. These two knew each other on some level,” the sheriff’s department tweeted out Tuesday night.

No other details have been released by the sheriff’s department.

Check back later for more details.

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