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Dillon County coroner releases name of man found shot, killed inside car

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Published: Nov. 2, 2021 at 7:27 PM EDT
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DILLON COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) - A deadly shooting is under investigation in Dillon County.

Dillon County Coroner Donnie Grimsley said 28-year-old James McLean was found shot and killed inside a vehicle around 2:30 a.m. Sunday along Oakland Road in the Hamer community.

Grimsley added that the car had also been involved in a crash.

He said that McLean will be going to MUSC for an autopsy on Thursday.

The incident is being investigated as a homicide by the Dillon County Sheriff’s Office and Dillon County Coroner’s Office.

A similar situation happened last week in Dillon County.

Authorities discovered a car that had wrecked on Vanderhall Road, but they found two women who had been shot and killed.

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