Coroner: Estranged couple dies after shooting near McLeod Hospital

Two killed in shooting near McLeod Medical Plaza

FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) - Two people were killed in a shooting Monday morning in the parking lot of the McLeod Medical Plaza, according to Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken.

Lt. Mike Brandt with the Florence Police Department said the investigation revealed that 48-year-old Ronald Edwards approached 48-year-old Nina Edwards while she was sitting in her vehicle at 800 East Cheves Street.

Brandt said Ronald Edwards shot Nina Edwards and then turned the gun on himself.

He added that both were taken to McLeod ER, where they succumbed to their injuries.

According to Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken, the shooting was the result of a domestic-related incident.

No further information is available at this time

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