Coroner: Teen killed in Greenwood shooting - FOX Carolina 21

Coroner: Teen killed in Greenwood shooting

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Meadow Street (Nov. 18, 2016/FOX Carolina) Meadow Street (Nov. 18, 2016/FOX Carolina)
GREENWOOD, SC (FOX Carolina) -

The Greenwood Police Department is investigating a deadly shooting on Friday night.

Police responded to the incident on Meadow Street around 6:30 p.m., and upon arrival, found a teenage boy lying on the roadway.

The victim was taken to Self-Regional where he later succumbed to his injuries. He was later identified as 16-year-old Markevious Jackson of Taggart Avenue. His manner of death remains under investigation, but a preliminary investigation revealed the most likely cause of death to be a gunshot wound.

According to officers, no arrests have been made in the case but they don't believe the community is in danger.

An autopsy has been scheduled, and the incident is being investigated as a homicide.

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