South Carolina mass shooting leaves 5 dead, including 2 children

2 grandparents, their grandchildren, and another man were fatally shot on Wednesday in South Carolina

ROCK HILL, S.C. (KLKN)-There was a mass shooting inside a home in Rock Hill, South Carolina that left five people dead, including two kids, according to York County Sheriff’s Office.

Authorities said that there was a sixth person shot and has serious injuries but the suspect has been apprehended.

“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.

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

The York County Coroner’s Office said that all deaths are being investigated as homicides.

Authorities have still not yet released the name of the suspect or their 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.

Around 4:45 p.m. on Wednesday, deputies were sent to a home on Marshall Road on the report of a shooting involving multiple individuals–this is when they discovered the victims.

There is supposed to be a press conference with more information Thursday morning.

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