Suspect Arrested in Deadly Gaston Stabbing, Police Say

Deputies say they caught a suspect close to the scene.

Lexington County, SC (WLTX) - The Lexington County Sheriff's Department is investigating after a stabbing incident reportedly left one dead.

Deputies say they responded to reports on the 700 block of Meadowfield Road in Gaston.

A male suspect was reportedly apprehended close to the scene after a brief search, according to investigators.

The male victim, identified as 19-year-old Rayshawn Q. Porterfield, was stabbed in the upper body and pronounced dead at the scene, according to a report.

Deputies believe the victim and suspect knew each other, and the incident was not a random act.

The investigation is ongoing.

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