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MULLINS, S.C. (AP) -- Marion County sheriff's deputies say a man has been shot to death near Mullins.

Deputies were called to a home early Sunday and found 22-year-old Joseph Blake Dozier. They say Dozier had been shot once in the head.

Deputies have arrested 23-year-old Chad Nelson Strickland of Nichols and charge him with murder, possession of a gun during a violent crime and pointing a gun.

There was no immediate word on a motive in the shooting.

Strickland is being held at the Marion County jail. It was not clear if he has a lawyer.

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