1 person dead following shooting in Denmark, South Carolina


DENMARK, S.C. (WJBF) — One person is dead following a shooting in Denmark Saturday, April 6. 

Details are limited but we do know a freshman Denmark Technical College student Jordan Parson was killed in the gunfire near Coker Avenue. The college made that announcement on its social media pages.

State police are investigating the shooting. Shawn reached out to them via email to learn more information but he hasn’t heard back yet.

Here’s the statement Denmark Tech posted online:

We are deeply saddened to report the passing of Mr. Jordan Parson, a freshman Associate in Science major from Homestead, Florida. Mr. Parson was fatally wounded this morning near downtown Denmark, SC. His alleged assailant is still unknown. The circumstances surrounding the shooting are still under investigation by the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division and the Denmark Police Department.

The Denmark Technical College family and local clergy are available to assist students, faculty, and staff.

We invite your thoughts and prayers for the Parson family during this difficult time.

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