An Aiken County man and woman are dead after shootings in Salley on Sunday night, authorities said.
Here is the press release from Coroner Darryl Ables:
“Last night, July 5th at 08:50 PM the Aiken County Coroner’s Office was called to two homes on Maple St., Salley regarding a shooting incident involving fatalities.
Thembi Chalmers, 43 years old who reside at 227 Maple St. was pronounced dead in the home from a gunshot wound.
The suspect, Ms. Chalmers boyfriend, who reside in the home walked to 210 Maple St. where he took his life.
A domestic dispute between the two is believed to have lead up to the shooting.
Ms. Chalmers will be autopsied in Newberry, toxicology specimens are pending on the suspect. …
The suspect was identified as Levi Bonnett, 45 years old of 227 Maple St., Salley.”
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