Gilbert, SC (WLTX) - The Lexington County Sheriff's Department is investigating the homicide of an elderly man in Gilbert.
Deputies say Robert Lewis Mitchell, Sr., 72, was shot and killed on Saturday at his home on Juniper Springs Road.
The Sheriff's Department responded to a call from the victim's son, who found his father shot multiple times in his chest at approximately 9:00 Saturday morning, according to deputies. An autopsy is scheduled for Sunday.
The circumstances of the shooting as well as the motive are still under investigation.
If you know anything about this incident you are encouraged to call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.