TAYLORS, SC (WSPA) – One person is dead and his son is in custody after a shooting just before midnight on Friday near Taylors.
Greenville County deputies were called to the scene around 11:40pm on Bay Point Way.
That victim has now been identified as 50-year-old Richard Mendez. The coroner says he lived in the home where the shooting took place.
The Sheriff’s Office says 25-year-old Austin Cole Mendez has been charged with Murder and Possession of a Weapon during a Violent Crime.
Deputies say they believe the shooting is the result of an altercation.
Mendez is being held at the Greenville County Detention Center without bond.