Man killed in shooting in Greenville Co. ID’d, homicide investigation underway

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GREENVILLE CO., SC (WSPA) – Greenville County Sheriff’s Office officials said one person died and another person is in the hospital after a shooting early Sunday morning in the county.

Deputies were called to Ware Street just off of Davis Road for a reported gunshot victim just after 3 a.m.

When deputies arrived, they said they found a man dead at the scene.

Greenville County Coroner Kent Dill identified the man as James Rashad Forward, 29, of Greenville.

Dill said Forward died from a gunshot wound to his torso and his manner of death was deemed a homicide.

A second victim was taken to Greenville Memorial Hospital in a private vehicle, the sheriff’s office said. That victim is in stable condition.

There’s no word yet on any suspects.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 864-23-CRIME.

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