Deputies respond to deadly shooting in Rock Hill, investigation underway

The incident happened in the area of Faires Road, near McConnells Highway.
York County deputies responded to a shooting in Rock Hill on Friday evening.
Published: May. 5, 2023 at 5:59 PM EDT
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YORK COUNTY, S.C. (WBTV) - Authorities responded to a deadly shooting in York County on Friday evening, officials said.

According to the York County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called to a home on Faires Road in Rock Hill.

“The York County Coroner’s Office responded to Faires Road in Rock Hill Friday afternoon, May 5th, to investigate a shooting death at the residence. The decedent has been identified as Richard Crank, Jr. (DOB 3/27/1991). Mr. Crank was a resident of Rock Hill,” according to a press release from the York County Coroner’s Office. “Autopsy and toxicology will be completed this week. The death is still under investigation by the York County Sheriff’s Office and the York County Coroner’s Office.”

Deputies said the incident has caused increased traffic on nearby McConnells Highway.

The sheriff’s office said one person was killed and a person of interest is in custody.

Officials have not yet identified the person of interest and deputies are continuing to investigate the shooting.

Authorities said Faires Road will be closed from McConnells Highway to Mockingbird Lane for the duration of the investigation.

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