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Home  |  News  |  Lexington County Coroner releases preliminary results on Juniper Springs Road shooting

Lexington County Coroner releases preliminary results on Juniper Springs Road shooting
Monday, July 30, 2012

 
LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC - Lexington County Coroner Harry O. Harman said preliminary results of an autopsy that was performed on Sunday, July 29 on the body of a 72-year-old Gilbert man show that the man died as a result of being shot multiple times in his upper torso with a firearm on Saturday, July 28. The man was killed at his home on Juniper Springs Road near Gilbert.

A forensic pathologist determined that Robert Lewis Mitchell, Sr., 72, of 1440 Juniper Springs Road, Gilbert, died within minutes after being shot multiple times in his upper torso with a firearm, Harman said. Mitchell suffered multiple lacerations of his blood vessels and organs as a result of being shot, resulting in exsanguination.

Harman ruled that Mitchell’s death was a homicide. Mitchell’s death remains under investigation by the Lexington County Coroner’s Office and Lexington County Sheriff’s Department.

Lexington County Sheriff James R. Metts said detectives are continuing to pursue leads concerning the identity of the person or persons who fatally shot Mitchell. The circumstances of the fatal shooting and the motive for the fatal shooting remain under investigation.

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