Man found fatally shot near Florence convenience store, police say

Man found fatally shot near Florence convenience store

FLORENCE, S.C. (WMBF) – Authorities are investigating after an 18-year-old man was found shot to death Thursday morning in Florence.

According to a news release from the Florence Police Department, officers responded to the 200 block of Lucas Street around 3:41 a.m. for reports of a shooting. Police said they found a man, who had succumbed to his injuries, behind the Tiger Mart at 207 W. Lucas Street.

Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken identified the victim as Tydrecus Deshawn Williams, of Florence.

An autopsy will be conducted at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, von Lutcken said.

The shooting remains under investigation by the Florence County Coroner’s Office and Florence police.

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