Suspect in custody after verbal altercation leads to deadly shooting in Seneca

Police say an argument lead to a deadly shooting in Seneca. A man is in custody, charged with murder
Published: Feb. 22, 2023 at 9:18 PM EST
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SENECA, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The Seneca Police Department said officers are investigating a shooting that killed one person on Wednesday night.

According to officers, officers responded to E South 2nd Street at around 7:02 p.m., shortly after someone reported the shooting. Officers responded to the scene and found the victim in an apartment complex’s common area suffering from a gunshot wound. Sadly, the victim was later pronounced dead. The Coroner’s Office identified him as 62-year-old Ronnie Cobb from Seneca.

Officers said the suspect was found inside a nearby apartment. They added that the suspect refused to come out but surrendered after about 30 minutes. Officers identified the suspect as 60-year-old Willaim Morgan from Seneca.

On Monday, Feb. 27, the coroner ruled Cobb’s death as a homicide.

Officials didn’t release any other details about the victim or the situation. We will update this story as we learn more.