Gaston, SC (WLTX) -- The Lexington County Coroner's has identified the person killed in Gaston on Friday afternoon.

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher said 32-year-old Johnny McCarthy, III, from Gaston, was shot once in the abdomen.

Fisher said the incident happened around 2 p.m. on Friday on Pineturn Lane in Gaston.

Fisher said the death is believed to have been from the weapon that accidentally went off while in McCarthy's possession.

The Lexington County Sheriff's Department continues to investigate the incident.