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Victim identified from deadly Rock Hill apartment shooting

The Rock Hill Police Department said the suspect entered the apartment to confront his child's mother and the victim.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A 22-year-old is dead following a shooting at a Rock Hill apartment complex late Saturday night, according to the Rock Hill Police Department.

Officers responded to the incident around 10 p.m. along Celanese Road where they found Rayquan Steele, 27, laying in the parking lot with multiple gunshot wounds, the department said.

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Another 22-year-old man was found inside an apartment with a single gunshot wound, police said. EMS pronounced the victim dead on the scene, the department said.

A press release from the York County Coroner's Office on Monday, Sept. 27, confirmed the victim's identity as Yorel Milton.

Autopsy and toxicology results are pending, according to the coroner's office.

The Rock Hill Criminal Investigations Division said Steele went to his child’s mother’s apartment to confront her and her current boyfriend. Gunshots were exchanged resulting in the death of the male victim and the injuries to Steele, according to investigators. 

Steele was treated for his injuries and is being transported to the Rock Hill Jail, officers said.

Steele was charged with murder, domestic violence in the second degree and possession of a weapon during a violent crime, according to police.  

The case remains under investigation at this time.

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