Child Shot, Killed During S.C. Home Invasion Identified

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The Lexington County Coroner says it has identified a child who was fatally shot during a reported home invasion off Cedar Vale Drive.

According to Coroner Margaret Fisher, an eight-year-old resident of the home, Mason Hanahan, was pronounced dead shortly after arrival at an area hospital as the result of an apparent gunshot wound.

According to the coroner, the shooting occurred in the early morning hours of May 14, 2019 in the 100 block of Cedar Vale Drive.

Sources close to the investigation say that a woman inside the home where 8-year old Mason Hanahan was fatally shot was arrested on unrelated charges.

The investigation by the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department is ongoing.