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Lexington County Coroner identifies shooting victim off of Bower Parkway

The investigation into the incident continues, officials said on Friday afternoon.

LEXINGTON COUNTY, S.C. — Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the victim of a shooting that took place Thursday near an apartment complex off of Bower Parkway.

Gary Anthony Kelly II, 45, of Columbia, was pronounced dead at the scene due to a single gunshot wound to the head.

A spokesperson for the Lexington County Sheriff's Department said that the investigation is still in the early stages but said the shooting investigation is centered around Pine Grove Apartments on Foxfire Drive. Kelly was found dead inside of his vehicle at the apartment complex.

The sheriff's department said there are no details regarding a motive or suspect in the case as of midafternoon on Thursday.

Foxfire Drive and the apartments mentioned by the sheriff's department lie between I-26 and Bower Parkway near a heavy commercial district near the Lexington County portion of Columbia.

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