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Shooting investigation in Del Norte neighborhood (FOX Carolina/ Feb. 18, 2021)

GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) - The Greenville County Sheriff's Office said a shooting on Thursday has become a death investigation.

Deputies said the investigation began Thursday morning when said they a man was found shot in the Del Norte neighborhood.

Deputies said they were called to investigate gunshots along the 400 block of Del Norte Lane around 9:40 a.m. and found the victim in the front yard of a home.

"The man was suffering from at least one gunshot wound," said Lt. Ryan Flood in an email. "Deputies on scene rendered medical aid to the man until EMS arrived on scene and transported him to the hospital."

Shortly after 1:30 p.m., the coroner's office confirmed they were investigating the man's death.

Just before 3 p.m., the coroner identified the deceased as Thomas Wilkes  Satterfield, 58, of Del Norte Road.

Satterfield died at the hospital at 10:53 a.m., the coroner said.

An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause and manner of death.

Flood said that deputies had made "physical contact with the alleged shooter in the case" but that no charges had been filed yet as the investigation continues to unfold.

"This was an isolated incident and investigators are not looking for any additional suspects at this time," Flood explained.

No other details were immediately available.

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