UPDATED ON 6: Johnston Woman Arrested In Shooting Death - WJBF-TV ABC 6 Augusta-Aiken

UPDATED ON 6: Johnston Woman Arrested In Shooting Death

Posted: Updated: April 26, 2013 03:23 PM
Johnston, S.C. -

One man is dead, and a woman is in jail in Johnston, South Carolina after what police say was a domestic dispute.

Police said the woman shot the man around 11:30 Friday morning at a home the two shared in Johnston. 

He was later pronounced dead at the hospital. 

Iinvestigators say the suspect is in custody at the Edgefield County Detention Center. According to the Johnston Police Chief, the suspect is 23-year-old Ashley Butler, and she is charged on 2 counts (1 with murder, and 1 with possession of a weapon during a crime).

The victim is 25-year-old Otis Matthew Key, Jr. Investigators say he most likely died from a gunshot wound to the chest.

An autopsy is set for Saturday morning in Newberry, South Carolina

This is the first murder of the year in Johnston.

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