Man killed in early-morning Florence shooting, officials say

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Published: Sep. 14, 2022 at 9:24 AM EDT|Updated: Sep. 14, 2022 at 4:46 PM EDT
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FLORENCE, S.C. (WMBF) - Police are investigating a deadly shooting early Wednesday morning in Florence.

The Florence Police Department said officers responded to the 400 block of Prout Drive regarding a shooting victim at around 6:45 a.m. Officers located the victim inside a vehicle in the roadway.

The victim was transported to the hospital but succumbed to their injuries.

Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken later identified the victim as 45-year-old William Ewell, of Florence.

An autopsy has been scheduled for later this week at the Medical University of South Carolina.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Florence Police Department at (843) 665-3191.