Death investigation underway in York County

A dangerous person is on the run after a person was found dead in York County Friday afternoon.

YORK COUNTY, S.C. – Deputies in York County are investigating after a person was found dead Friday afternoon.

According to the York County Sheriff’s Office, the incident happened around 4 p.m. on Will Jones Circle in the Catawba area. Witnesses told investigators they heard several gunshots, but detectives are not yet calling the incident a homicide. 

The suspect was seen running from a workshop, according to investigators.

Deputies are currently searching for the suspect in connection with the incident. Investigators said the suspect is a black male and was last seen wearing a blue shirt and blue work pants. He is approximately 5-foot-9 with a medium build.

"I mean, I worked pretty hard but knowing that guy is out there, I won't sleep tonight," said Adam Starr, who lives in the neighborhood. 

Police have not yet identified the victim. 

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