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Man found shot dead in road in Greenville Co. identified

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Deputies investigate a fatal shooting along Old Blassingame Road in Greenville. (Aug. 29, 2013/FOX Carolina) Deputies investigate a fatal shooting along Old Blassingame Road in Greenville. (Aug. 29, 2013/FOX Carolina)
GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Greenville County deputies are trying to find who may be responsible for a fatal shooting early Thursday morning.

Deputies said someone on Old Blassingame Road called 911, saying they heard multiple gunshots.

When officers arrived, they said they found a man in the road near the intersection of Ghana Drive. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The man was identified by the coroner as Wentford Hunn, 43. The cause of death was multiple gunshot wounds, the coroner said.

Deputies said Hunn's death is being investigated as a homicide.

His neighbor, Michelle Coe, said he was a good person.

"Who would do this to him? He's a very nice guy and he had a really good heart," Coe said. "I can't believe that this has happened."

She and friends nicknamed him "Cincinnati," after his hometown. Lori Almasy, was Hunn's landlord. She said she saw him hours before he was killed.

"He's going to be missed very much," Almasy said.

Family members and close friends say they called Hunn "Skip," and he will be missed. They told FOX Carolina they are still too upset to talk about Hunn's death, but they want everyone to know he was loved.

Deputies said at this time they don't have any suspects, and anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 23-CRIME. 

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