USA:5 People Dead, Including Two Children, In South Carolina Mass Shooting

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Five people are dead, including two children, following a shooting inside a home in Rock Hill, South Carolina, according to the York County Sheriff’s Office.

A sixth person was also shot and has serious injuries. The suspect, authorities said, has been apprehended.

South Carolina Mass Shooting

We have IDed the person we feel is responsible for the shooting on Marshall Rd. We found him in a nearby house. There is no active threat to the community,” the York County Sheriff’s Office tweeted.

The sheriff’s office identified the victims a Dr. Robert Lesslie, 70, and his wife, Barbara Lesslie, 69, their two grandchildren and James Lewis, 39, who was working at the home Wednesday when he was shot.

All deaths are being investigated as homicides, according to the York County Coroner’s Office.Authorities have not released the suspect’s name nor have released a motive.

“We hope to share more information about this tragic event as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience,” the sheriff’s office said

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