Police: Greenwood man killed in shooting - FOX Carolina 21

Police: Greenwood man killed in shooting

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GREENWOOD, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Police said an early morning shooting left a Greenwood man dead, with no suspects as of Saturday evening.

They said the attack happened just after 12 a.m. Saturday near Meadow Street in Greenwood, killing 30-year-old Tremayne Turner.

Friends and family of the victim told FOX Carolina they are in lot of pain, but they're also very angry. They want justice for Turner's death, but they don't believe that's what police are working to get them.

Moneak Martin's Greenwood home has been tainted with broken glass and bullet casings for a month, ever since she said someone she doesn't know "shot up" her house. She feels fortunate none of the five children in the house were injured.

Then early Saturday, gunshots rang out again, but this time they fatally wounded her child's father, Tremayne Turner.  

"When the gunshots stopped, I ran to the door and seen someone laying on the porch," Martin said.

Martin said she knew Turner's wounds were serious.

"I just tried to do whatever I could, hold his head up or whatever," Martin said. "He got shot  and tried to run on my porch but he just collapsed here on the steps."

Police said Turner was the only one in a crowd on the street that was hit by a bullet. The county coroner said Turner later succumbed to his injuries around 6 a.m. at the hospital.

The 30-year-old man left behind three children whose families said nothing will be the same.

"Now my son doesn't have a father. I'm going to have to raise him all by myself. It's very painful," said Charnisse Greee, who has a child with the victim.

Police said at this time they don't have any leads, but the community said that's why they are angry. They don't believe any type of investigation will actually occur because of the neighborhood the shooting happened in.

"To them it don't matter, just another person gone, less for them to worry about," said the victim's friend, Kwmeshia Simon.

Neighbors said they're sick of the gun violence, but said it won't get better unless the police spend more time in their community focused on solving violent crime and putting those responsible behind bars.

"You can't sit out in your own yard. It's dangerous. It's too dangerous," said resident Joetta Lindsay.

FOX Carolina asked a police spokesman to respond to those claims. He said they simply ask for anyone with any leads on this case to come forward.

Police said the suspects fled the scene in a vehicle after the shooting, but do not have a description at this time.

Anyone with information that can help investigators identify the shooter is asked to call police at (864) 942-8632.

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