23-year-old woman accidentally shot and killed by father entering her SC home, officials say

23-year-old woman accidentally shot and killed by father entering her SC home, officials say
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GREENVILLE, S.C. (WYFF) - A 23-year-old woman was accidentally shot and killed by her father while entering her home in Greenville County, according to Greenville County Coroner Parks Evans.

The coroner identified the victim as Nadeja Jermainequa Pressley.

The shooting happened around 1:15 a.m. Sunday, outside Pressley's home on Young Street.

The preliminary investigation revealed that Pressley's father believed an intruder was trying to gain entry through a door, Lieutenant Jimmy Bolt with the Greenville County Sheriff's Office said.

He shot through the door, striking Pressley, Bolt said.

Pressley was pronounced dead at the scene.

The shooting remains under investigation by the Greenville County Sheriff's Office and the Greenville County Coroner's Office.

An autopsy is scheduled for Monday.

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