Spartanburg City Police are investigating a homicide.
Major Art Littlejohn of the Police Department said that officers responded to 147 George Street around 8:30 p.m. Thursday night after receiving a call about a man who was found on the yard of a home.
According to Littlejohn, the man, identified as 58-year-old Charles Weaver Jones, was dead and appeared to have sustained a gunshot wound to the upper portion of his body.
Residents in the area were able to share information with police about Jones, which led officers to search the area for a possible suspect(s). The suspect(s) were not found, and Littlejohn stated that investigators are continuing to gather information and interview witnesses.
If anyone has any information about Jones’ death, they are asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC or Text TIP64 with your tip to CRIMES (274637).