Resident of apartment complex in custody after shooting in Lexington

Lexington police got reports of a shooting at the Summer Cove Apartments.
Lexington police got reports of a shooting at the Summer Cove Apartments.(Sophie Keyes Hoge)
Published: Jun. 19, 2022 at 8:21 AM EDT|Updated: Jun. 19, 2022 at 5:54 PM EDT
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LEXINGTON, S.C. (WIS) - Lexington Police announced an individual is in custody after Sunday morning’s apartment complex shooting.

Investigators said the shelter in place request is over. Residents can return to their apartments and Railroad Avenue will reopen.


An early morning shooting on Father’s Day closed a road in Lexington County.

At around 6:10 a.m. the Lexington Police Department (LPD) posted on social media of an active investigation into a shooting.

LPD said residents in the Summer Cove Apartments were instructed to shelter in place while the investigation is underway.

Railroad Avenue is currently closed from South Lake Drive to Swartz Road.

Investigation found a vehicle had been shot multiple times at around 4 a.m. Currently no one is reported to be injured.

Anyone with information is being asked to contact Detective Heath at 803-359-6260.

This is a developing story and WIS will update it as we learn more.

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