Diamond St. Shooting

Deputies in Anderson County responded to a shooting near Diamond St. (FOX Carolina / May 3, 2021)

ANDERSON, SC (FOX Carolina)- The Anderson County Sheriff's Office says a man was pronounced dead after being located with a gunshot wound by deputies. 

ACSO says that the victim was discovered when deputies responded to a residence along Diamond St. in reference to a call for shots fired. 

The victim was identified as 57-year-old Gregory Leon Belton of Anderson. The coroner says that the victim suffered a gunshot wound to the head. 

The coroner's office ruled this death as a homicide, though the investigation into the incident is ongoing by the coroner's office as well as the Anderson County Sheriff's Office .

Anyone with information is asked to call the Anderson County Sheriff's Office at 864-260-4405.

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