1 dead in shooting on North Ave. in Greer

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Police investigate shooting on North Avenue in Greer, August 23, 2021 (WSPA Photo)

GREER, SC (WSPA) – Police said one person was detained following a deadly shooting Monday afternoon in Greer.

According to the Greer Police Department, the shooting happened shortly after 1:45pm on North Avenue.

Police said one person was detained and that there is no safety risk to the public at this time.

The Greenville County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as 46-year-old Christopher Wayne Banks of Easley.

Banks died at the scene from his injuries, according to the coroner.

The shooting is being investigated by the Greer Police Department and the Greenville County Coroner’s Office.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.

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