OCONEE COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – One person has died following a shooting that occurred Sunday afternoon, the Oconee County Coroner’s Office said.
A news release from the sheriff’s office states that the call came in around 2:15 p.m. in regards to a man who had been shot. Deputies arrived at 120 Qualls Hill Drive off of Highway 123 near the South Carolina/Georgia border, and found a man who had suffered a gunshot wound.
Oconee County Coroner Karl E. Addis identified the victim as being 63-year-old Roger Qualls, of Westminster. He was pronounced dead at the scene, which was his residence.
The death is being investigated as a homicide.
The Sheriff’s Office is asking for anyone who may have been traveling on Highway 123 between Jenkins Bridge Road and the South Carolina/Georgia line between noon and 4 p.m Sunday to contact the sheriff’s office if they observed any suspicious vehicles or a white male and a white female that may have been walking on foot.
Anyone with any information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office or Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC. You can also leave a tip via the Oconee County Crimestoppers website at www.oconeesccrimestoppers.com or via the free P3app available by downloading the app on your Android or iOS device.