ANDERSON, S.C. (WSPA) – The Anderson County Coroner’s Office said a man was shot after a domestic altercation Saturday evening.
According to the Anderson Police Department, officers responded to a Farmer’s Market located at 402 North Murray Avenue in reference to an adult male that had been shot in the head.
Officers said that they found the victim lying on the ground with a gunshot wound to the chest.
Officers said they were with the victim and the suspect. According to officers, when trying to locate the shooter, a woman standing nearby admitted to shooting the man and that the weapon was in her vehicle. Officers then arrested the woman.
Officers have arrested and charged Santonia Shamarra Rena Morrison with the following:
- possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime
Morrison’s bond hearing took place on Sunday, she was denied bond.
The coroner’s office identified the man as Reenan Jamal Smith, 35, of New York.
The coroner said that Smith was treated on the scene and taken to a nearby hospital where he succumbed to his injuries at 9:38 p.m.
The preliminary investigation indicates that Smith arrived from New York Saturday to visit family and was involved in a domestic altercation with a known acquaintance.
The incident appears to be isolated and there is no danger to the public, according to the coroner.
Smith’s death has been ruled a homicide.