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Coroner: Man fatally shot, woman in custody in Abbeville County

ABBEVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) -

The coroner said a man was shot and killed outside a home in Donalds on Saturday.

Abbeville County investigators said the body of Samuel Oren George was found to the left of the property, and he appeared to have been shot multiple times. 

Chief Deputy Coroner Sam Ferguson said a woman was taken into custody. Sunday, that woman was identified as Lakeicha Marie Burton.

The shooting happened in the yard of a home on Green Acres Lane at 4:30 p.m.

Ferguson said the victim knew the accused shooter, and that there have been ongoing domestic issues with the couple. Investigators said there were outstanding warrants on George from Abbeville county and Anderson County.

Preliminary autopsy revealed George died from gunshot wounds to the lower shoulder and back.

Deputies said Burton has been charged with murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime. She is awaiting a bond hearing.

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