GREENVILLE, S.C. (WSPA) – A man is dead and another person is in custody following a shooting Monday morning at a townhome in Greenville.

The Greenville County Coroner’s Office responded at 7:40 a.m. to an apartment complex at 101 Ridge Road.

Once the coroner’s office arrived at the scene, they located a man who suffered from a gunshot wound. The man was identified as 29-year-old Ja’Twasean Pierce.

“There were approximately eight people inside the residence,” Greenville County Coroner’s Office Chief Deputy Coroner Mike Ellis said. “The deceased person came over early this morning, entered the residence and had some type of altercation with some of the people or one of the people in the residence.”

The coroner’s office said Pierce was shot multiple times.

His death has been ruled a homicide.

An autopsy will be conducted Tuesday. It is under investigation with the City of Greenville Police Department.