Man killed in double shooting in Sumter identified - - Columbia, South Carolina

Man killed in double shooting identified

Shooting Victim Akeen Henry (Source: Sumter Police Dept.) Shooting Victim Akeen Henry (Source: Sumter Police Dept.)

SUMTER, SC (WIS) - The Sumter Police Department has released the name of a man killed in a double shooting Saturday night.

On Sunday Sumter Police released the identity of 22-year-old Akeen Henry, who died from injuries suffered in a shooting a home on Westmoreland Road at about 8:30 Saturday night. 

Officers found Henry and a 20-year-old man with gunshot wounds at the home. Both men were taken to the hospital, where Henry died.  Police say the other victim was shot in the leg.

Investigators say two men went to the home and got into an argument with Henry and the other victim, and fired shots at them and other people standing in the yard.

After the shooting, police say the two men took off in an unknown vehicle.  A motive for the shooting has not yet been determined. 

If you know anything that can help investigators, call Crimestoppers at 1-888-Crime-SC.

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