Woman killed in shooting on Taggart Ave in Greenwood


Courtesy of Greenwood Police Department

GREENWOOD, SC (WSPA) – Police are investigating after a woman died in a shooting Monday in Greenwood.

According to the police department’s Facebook page, a woman died following a shooting on Taggart Avenue at around 5 p.m.

The Greenwood County Coroner’s Office identified the woman as 21-year-old Teresa Michelle Parkman.

Greenwood Police Department said Shawn Patrick Burse, 18, of Taggart Avenue, faces charges in connection to Parkman’s shooting.

Burse is charged with involuntary manslaughter, possession of a stolen firearm, resisting arrest and failure to stop on lawful command, according to police.

Investigators believe Burse was sitting beside Parkman when the rifle he was trying to operate fired and Parkman was wounded.

She died at the scene of the shooting from a gunshot wound.

Shawn Burse (Source: Greenwood Police Department)

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