Suspect wanted in deadly Laurens County shooting in custody, deputies say

Deputies looking for suspect wanted in deadly shooting
Published: Jan. 25, 2023 at 10:16 AM EST|Updated: Mar. 6, 2023 at 8:46 AM EST
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GRAY COURT, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office said a man wanted for a deadly shooting in Laurens County from January has been captured.

Deputies said on Jan. 24 they were called to reports of a victim with a gunshot wound on Gray Drive around 8:30 p.m. Upon arrival, deputies found 32-year-old Trevor Anderson who died from his injuries.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, the suspect, identified as 35-year-old Roy Degerick Irby, was taken into custody on Feb. 27. He was wanted for murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.

The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office has asked the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division to assist with the investigation.

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