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Woman said Hardeeville shooting brought back painful memory

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HARDEEVILLE, SC (WTOC) -

ShirlFrazier lives just feet away from where Taj Garvin was killed, and she said theshooting not only scared her, but brought back a painful memory.

Shethought the gunshots were fire crackers at first, but when she realized theywere bullets, she immediately thought about her son who died in a shooting afew years ago.

"Boom boom boom. We heard someone yell 'someone got shot,'"Frazier said.

Garvin's car was parked at the building across the streetfrom Frazier's home. She didn't know Garvin, but she said her heart brokewhen she realized he died.

"We went through our own son killed," she said.

Seeing crime scene tape, police lights and investigators wasextremely hard for Frazier.

"It was a lot of emotions," she said. "To know that, youknow another mother has lost a child. A lot of emotions."

Frazier said she's just hoping the person responsible forGarvin's death is caught. She believes this was an isolated incident, but shesaid she won't be able to sleep well at night until the suspect is off thestreets.

"It's a sad situation, and when I think about young peopleand what's going on now, it's mind boggling," she said. "What's happening withthem?"

Frazier said she was pleased with the way Jasper CountySheriff's deputies and Hardeeville Police handled the scene Sunday night.

Shesaid they got to the scene quickly and got the chaos under control withinminutes of responding.

Investigatorssaid they do have a person of interest, but they're not releasing that person'sname yet because the investigation is ongoing.

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