Florence man shot fatally in Timmonsville

May 12, 2019

TIMMONSVILLE, S.C. – Authorities are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Saturday night at Main and Orange streets in Timmonsville.

Leon Johnson, 39, of Florence was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead, according to Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken.

The body will be sent to the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston for an autopsy. The incident is being investigated by the Timmonsville Police Department and Florence County Sheriff’s Office.