Coroner identifies shooting victims in Anderson Co.

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ANDERSON, S.C. (WSPA) – Anderson County Sheriff’s Office said two men are dead and one person was injured following a shooting Sunday morning.

Deputies responded to Abbeville Highway near Eddies Minute Mart around 3:00 a.m. in reference to a shooting.

Upon arrivial, deputies located two men that had been shot at least one time.

The victims were taken to the hosptial where they died.

The Anderson County coroner identified the victims as Tevin Jeriah Telford, 30, of Anderson, and Shane Michael Ware, 27, of Belton.

According to the coroner’s office, Telford died from a gunshot wound to the abdomen and Ware died from a gunshot wound to the chest.

The coroner said both deaths are being ruled as a homicide.

An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday morning.

Deputies said during the initial investigation they learned that a third person was shot during the incident.

They were taken to the hospital, but their condition is unknown at this time.

This incident is under investigation by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office and the Anderson County Office of the Coroner.

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