One dead in early morning Richland County shooting

One man is dead as a result of an early morning shooting on Leesburg Road.

HOPKINS, S.C. (WACH) â?? One man is dead and another charged with murder after an early morning shooting on Leesburg Road.

Deputies say 38-year-old David Lambert, Jr. has been charged with murder in the killing of the 32-year-old victim.

Deputies responded to a trailer park at 3976 Leesburg Road at about 2:30 a.m. for reports of gun shots, according to Richland County Deputy Curtis Wilson. When they arrived, they found a man who was shot multiple times in the upper body. The victim was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead.

Wilson said the shooting was the result of a "heated argument" between two men.

The sheriff's department is asking that anyone with information on the shooting call Crime Stoppers at 1-888-CRIME SC.

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