1 killed, 1 hurt at Phoenix Place Apts, police search for shooter


GREENWOOD, SC (WSPA) – Police are searching for the suspect in a double shooting outside Phoenix Place Apartments in Greenwood.

One shooting victim died at the hospital at 2:42 p.m. Tuesday.

The coroner identified the victim as Emyle Markeil McDuffie, 23, of New Market Street in Greenwood.

McDuffie’s death has been ruled a homicide.

We don’t know the condition of the other victim.

Greenwood Police Department posted the following message on Facebook after the double shooting:

While we are still determining the motive for this murder, we are saddened that people have once again resorted to violence to solve their problems. Now, a family is going to have to associate Thanksgiving with the loss of a loved one. This senseless killing and hatred has to stop.

Police are asking anyone with information to call (864) 942-8405, message the department on Facebook, or use an anonymous tip form on their website.