Man found shot in vehicle on Southport Rd. in Spartanburg Co.

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Deputies are investigating an incident on Southport Rd. that has the roadway blocked. (WSPA)

SPARTANBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – An investigation is underway after a man was found shot in a vehicle in Spartanburg County Thursday morning.

The incident happened at about 6:30 a.m. on Southport Rd. (Hwy 295), according to Roebuck Fire Chief Brian Harvey. Firefighters found a vehicle and found a man who had been shot inside the vehicle. That person was deceased.

The Spartanburg County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as Travis Antonio Draper, 41, of Pacolet.

Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office is investigating. The roadway is closed between Missy Ln. and South Avenue.

SCDOT is putting road closure signs in the area.

SCDOT is on the scene putting road closure signs on Southport Rd. in Spartanburg Co. (WSPA)

Details are limited at this time. We’ll continue to update this story as we learn more.

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