AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. (WJBF) – The Aiken County sheriff’s Office is investigating a domestic incident after a man allegedly shot his children’s mother.
The shooting happened around 7:45 Friday evening on the 100 block of Peltzer Street in Warrenville, S.C.
Deputies responded to a call of shots fired at the home, upon arriving a woman was found in the front yard home suffering from a gunshot wound and a man was found on the front porch also with a gunshot wound.
Both were transported to Augusta University Medical Center where the woman succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead shortly after midnight, the shooter remains in critical condition.
The victim has been identified as 34-year-old Lacey Toole, the girlfriend of the man.
Ms. Toole will be autopsied in Newberry Monday morning.
The shooter identified as 40-year old John Williams II died Sunday from after shooting himself.
The Coroner’s office and the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office are continuing with the investigation.
This is a developing story.