Man shot dead by homeowner after attempted robbery, deputies say

Published: Jun. 10, 2022 at 12:25 AM EDT|Updated: Jun. 10, 2022 at 8:11 AM EDT
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SPARTANBURG, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office and Coroner’s Office are investigating after a man was found dead inside a home early Friday morning.

We’re told the coroner’s office and deputies were called to a home on Beacon Light Road in Spartanburg just after midnight. Upon arrival, officials noticed a man lying inside the home.

According to deputies, the suspect appears to have been shot by the homeowner while he was in the process of robbing the house.

The coroner said the man, identified as 40-year-old Paul O’Neil Bobo Jr., was pronounced dead at 12:27 a.m.

The coroner confirmed the man had multiple injuries consistent with gunshots.

The Sheriff’s Office is investigating.

Stay tuned as we work to learn more.