Victim In Cherokee County Shooting Declared Dead - WSPA.com

Victim In Cherokee County Shooting Declared Dead

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Cherokee County, S.C. -

A 29-year-old man is dead following a shooting in Cherokee County Monday night.

Cherokee County Coroner Dennis Fowler tells 7 On your Side John Quinton Rawlinson was pronounced brain dead Friday night at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.

Fowler says Rawlinson was shot once in the head while pumping gas at the Kangaroo Express on Shelby Highway in Gaffney, around 9:20 Monday night.

Fowler says Rawlinson had been hospitalized since being airlifted from the scene, Monday.

The coroner says an autopsy will be ordered to assist with his investigation of the homicide.

Cherokee County deputies have made an arrest in the shooting. They tracked down Brian Lamar McGill, Tuesday. He was originally charged with Attempted Murder.

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