WINNSBORO, SC (WLTX) - A man is dead and a woman is injured after a suspected domestic violence shooting in Winnsboro, according to Fairfield County deputies.
Deputies say they responded to a shot fired call in the 2200 block of State Highway 200 in Winnsboro Thursday morning to find a man dead of apparent self-inflicted gunshot wounds and an injured woman with multiple gunshot wounds.
While details are limited at this time, deputies say they believe the shooting to be a domestic violence incident.
In a statement, Fairfield County Sheriff Will Montgomery said:
“Domestic Violence is a serious problem in our nation, state, and even here at home in Fairfield County. This is a terrible tragedy that has affected many in our community. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of those involved in this incident. This investigation is still on-going and we are working closely with the Fairfield County Coroner’s Office to determine the circumstances and events that led to this senseless act."
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