Coroner identifies victim of deadly shooting in Florence

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Published: Aug. 10, 2022 at 3:11 PM EDT
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FLORENCE, S.C. (WMBF) - Authorities in the Pee Dee are investigating a deadly shooting that happened Wednesday.

The Florence Police Department said it was called to the 1100 block of Maxwell Street at around 1:30 p.m. after reports of a shooting.

The Florence Police Department and Florence County Coroner’s Office are investigating the discovery of a body in a residence located at 1105 Maxwell Street.

The discovery was made by a relative shortly after 1:00 p.m., according to the coroner.

Responding officers found Derris Lashawn Brown, 28, of Kingstree, dead from several gunshot wounds inside a home, according to the department.

An autopsy will be done on Friday at the Medical University of South Carolina.

The Florence Police Department and the Florence County Coroner’s Office are investigating the incident as a homicide.

Anyone with information is asked to call FPD at 843-665-3191.

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