Three dead in shooting in Chesterfield County

Three killed in Chesterfield County shooting

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Three people are dead following a shooting Tuesday in Chesterfield County, according to law enforcement.

Lynsee Carroll, spokesperson for the Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office, said the shooting happened in the area of Society Hill Road.

Investigators, including SLED agents, were on the scene for several hours.

Authorities revealed they don’t have a suspect in custody. They also said they weren’t looking for suspect.

No other information has been made available.

A few residents who stopped by the scene after hearing about the shooting said they were in complete shock something like this could happened in their small, close knit community.

“I don’t know the people, you know what I’m saying, but why... why... that’s what I want to know. Why’d they do that?" Alphonso James said.

“Everybody kind of like look out for everybody and it’s not a whole lot of people in this area, but you know everybody look out for everybody... never had no trouble with nobody or nothing like that... not that I know of,” James’ sister, Gale, said.

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