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Man fatally shot in Jasper County

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Melissa Davis (Source: Jasper Co. Sheriff's Office) Melissa Davis (Source: Jasper Co. Sheriff's Office)
JASPER CO., SC (WTOC) -

A Jasper County woman is in custody and faces murder charges in connection with a fatal shooting overnight.

Jasper County Sheriff Gregory Jenkins told WTOC that Melissa Davis, 48, shot and killed Tyrone Hamilton, 48, at their home on Three Mill Mile Road outside of Ridgeland sometime before 1:30 a.m. Thursday.   

Davis shot Hamilton three times after a domestic dispute, hitting him in the chest, arm and abdomen, according to the sheriff's office.

Jenkins said he is not sure if the two were married, but they were a couple and living together. 

After the shooting, Davis called her family and authorities to confess to the crime, according to the sheriff's office.

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