1 dead after shooting in Anderson Co.

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Shooting along Mize Road near Belton in Anderson County, July 14, 2020.

ANDERSON COUNTY, SC (WSPA) – The Anderson County Coroner’s Office said a man was shot and killed Tuesday afternoon near Belton.

According to the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded just after 5 p.m. to an address on Mize Road.

The Anderson County Coroner’s office said James Eric Campbell, 58, of Belton, was shot in the chest following a physical fight at his home.

Deputies performed CPR before Campbell was taken to AnMed Health. He died at about 6:13 p.m., according to the coroner’s office.

Campbell’s death was determined to a homicide, according to the coroner’s office, but sheriff’s office officials said they do not anticipate any charges at this time.

The shooting appears to be an isolated incident that stemmed from a domestic altercation, according to the coroner’s office. The sheriff’s office said they have identified everyone involved in the incident and there is no danger to the public. Detectives and forensic investigators responded to the scene.

An autopsy has been scheduled for Friday morning.

The coroner’s office and sheriff’s office will continue to investigate.

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