GREENWOOD, S.C. (WSPA) – The Greenwood Police Department is investigating an overnight shooting that killed a man early Sunday morning.
Police said they responded to a call on Florida Avenue around 2:52 a.m. Upon arrival, officers found a man in front of a residence’s yard with multiple gunshot wounds.
The man was taken to Self Regional Hospital.
The Greenwood County Coroner’s Office said the victim was pronounced dead at 3:42 a.m. They identified him as 42-year-old Darris Anthony Brooks, of Greenwood.
The manner of death was ruled to be homicide according to the coroner. An autopsy has been scheduled.
The police are investigating the shooting at this time. Chief Tj Chaudoin said detectives are following up on leads and processing evidence recovered at the scene.
“We have all hands on deck, to give the family the assurance that they need that we’re going to work this case to the best of our ability and hold somebody responsible for it,” Chief Chaudoin said.
According to the chief, community tips could help detectives piece together what led up to Brooks’ death.
Anyone with information regarding the case should call the Greenwood Police Department at (864) 942-8407.
Chief Chaudoin said this is the city’s first homicide of 2022.
Editor’s Note: The age has been change to reflect the correct age of Darris Anthony Brooks.