1 dead following shooting on East Market St in Anderson, homicide investigation underway

Crime

ANDERSON, S.C. (WSPA) – Police have charged a 17-year-old after a man was shot and killed at an apartment complex in Anderson, Tuesday morning.

According to Anderson Police, officers responded just before 11:30 a.m. to find a man with a gunshot wound laying in the grass at Fortson Homes apartments on East Market Street.

The man was taken to AnMed Health Medical Center where he died a short time later.

The Anderson County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as 22-year-old Deandre Shymear Williford of Anderson.

The coroner said Williford died from a gunshot wound to the chest and his death has been ruled a homicide.

According to the coroner’s office, the shooting was the result of a fight between the victim and another person.

Police have charged 17-year-old Samere Jaleel Anthony Jackson with Murder and Possession of a Weapon During a Violent Crime.

Anderson Police say Jackson will be arraigned Wednesday morning at 8:00am.

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