South Carolina killings: Doctor and children among 5 found dead in home


ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP/WJW) — Authorities say a suspect has been found after an hours-long search for the attacker in a South Carolina shooting Wednesday evening that left five people, including two children and a prominent doctor, dead.

The York County Sheriff’s Office reported deputies responded to a call Wednesday of multiple people shot.

The York County coroner’s office says 70-year-old Dr. Robert Lesslie and his wife 69-year-old Barbara Lesslie were pronounced dead at the scene along with their grandchildren 9-year-old Adah Lesslie and 5-year-old Noah Lesslie. A fifth victim, 38-year-old James Lewis was found dead outside the home.

Around 2 a.m. Thursday, the York County Sheriff’s Office said the suspect was found in a nearby home.

The suspect has not been identified.

The investigation is ongoing.

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