Coroner identifies 21-year-old shot, killed in Lake City

Coroner identifies 21-year-old shot, killed in Lake City
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LAKE CITY, S.C. (WMBF) – A shooting in Lake City turned deadly Thursday night.

Lake City police Sgt. Amy Pringle said officers were called around 6 p.m. to the area of Rae and Lassie streets.

Pringle said that one man was shot and taken to the hospital where he later died. Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken identified the victim as 21-year-old Antwan McKnight of Lake City.

Florence County Sheriff’s Chief Deputy Glen Kirby said deputies and the Special Response Team were also called in to help the Lake City Police Department.

There are very few details at this time since this is an active investigation.

Lake City police are also investigating another shooting that occurred earlier in the day on Deep River and Moore streets. One man was shot in the leg in that case.

We will continue to bring you updates on these cases as they come into our newsroom.

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