MULLINS, S.C. — Authorities say a 26-year-old man has been shot to death in a small South Carolina city, but not before he told officers who wounded him

Mullins Police Chief Michael Bethea said officers found the man dead in a yard around 3:30 a.m. Saturday after neighbors called 911 and reported gunshots.

Bethea told WPDE-TV that the man told the officers who shot him before dying at the hospital.

The chief says they have not taken that man into custody yet to question him.

The coroner’s office has not released the victim’s name because his family has not been notified.


Information from: WPDE-TV, http://www.carolinalive.com/

Author photo
The AP is one of the largest and most trusted sources of independent newsgathering. AP is neither privately owned nor government-funded; instead, as a not-for-profit news cooperative owned by its American newspaper and broadcast members, it can maintain its single-minded focus on newsgathering and its commitment to the highest standards of objective, accurate journalism.