Coroner identifies victim in fatal Lexington shooting

Coroner identifies victim in fatal Lexington shooting

The victim of a deadly shooting in Lexington County has been identified.

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher identified the victim in a homicide that occurred in the 300 block of Sandspur Road in Pelion at approximately 5:40 p.m. on July 23.

According to Coroner Fisher, Aaron Matthew Peterson, 38, of Pelion suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the upper body and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Two additional individuals were transported to area hospitals with gunshot wounds. One is reportedly in serious condition, while the other suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

An investigation by the Lexington County Sheriff's Department is ongoing.

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