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GREENVILLE, SC. (THECOUNT) — The Greenville County coroner has identified Veronica Elliott, as the victim in a triple-shooting that killed one and sent two others to the hospital with serious injuries Friday night.
Elliott, 31, was found suffering from gunshot wounds to the torso in an incident that claimed victims on Camelot Lane and at the Crestwood Forest Apartments on Crestwood Forest Drive in Greenville, SC.
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Elliott and another two victims, also suffering from gunshot wound injuries, were transported to area hospitals.
Elliott was later pronounced dead following surgery.
Police say they are seeking a suspect who may be responsible for both crimes.
Police arrived to find one person injured from at least one gunshot injury. That victim was taken to the hospital. A short time later, deputies were called to Crestwood Forest Apartments on Crestwood Forest Drive and found two more people, a man and woman, had been shot. Both victims were transported to the hospital. source
The mother of the male victim from Crestwood told media that the bullet that struck her son shattered a bone in his leg and he will undergo surgery on Saturday afternoon. Doctors will place a permanent rod in his leg.
Deputies said witnesses in both cases gave similar descriptions of a male suspect driving a dark colored sedan.
Anyone with information on the incident is urged to contact police at 911.
This is a developing story.
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