PINEVILLE, S.C. (WCBD) – The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Monday afternoon on Crawl Hill Drive off of Highway 45 in the Pineville/St. Stephen area.
Sheriff Duane Lewis said deputies responded after receiving a call Monday afternoon about a disabled car.
Chief Deputy Jeremy Baker says three people were found inside a car in a field. The car may also have been involved in a crash.
According to an incident report, blood was found on the ground and shell casings were located in the roadway when deputies arrived.
Berkeley County Coroner George Oliver later identified the victims as Martice Green, 23-years-old of Saint Stephen; Desmond Williams, 22-years-old of Saint Stephen and Malik Gibbs, 19-years-old of Saint Stephen.
Coroner Oliver said the investigation revealed that the deaths were a result of homicide. Autopsies are scheduled for Wednesday.
Chief Baker advised that this is an active investigation, further details will be released as they become available.
Anyone with information is asked to call BCSO at (843) 719-4412 or Crime Stoppers of the Lowcountry at (843) 554-1111.