Death investigation underway in Greenville Co., sheriff’s office says

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GREENVILLE COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – Deputies are investigating a shooting that left one man dead Saturday night, the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office said.

According to a release from the sheriff’s office, deputies received a call just after 8:30 p.m. Saturday in reference to gunshots being heard at Lakeside Park at 1500 Piedmont Highway.

Deputies found an adult male laying in the parking lot. The release states the man had suffered from at least one gunshot wound, and was pronounced dead at the scene.

That man has been identified by the Greenville County Coroner as 31-year-old Keith Lamar Watkins, Jr., of Greenville.

The coroner said Watkins was involved in an altercation with one or more individuals at Lakeside Park.

At this time there is no available suspect information and investigators are requesting that anyone with information call Crime Stoppers of Greenville at 23-CRIME.

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