Apparent homicide at vape shop

The Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office is investigating what is believed to be a shooting death at a North Road business.

The sheriff’s office was called to the Tobacco and Vape shop on North Road at 4:40 p.m. Sunday.

“Something happened inside that appears to be a homicide,” Sheriff Leroy Ravenell said at the scene.

“We had an officer in the area who was able to take a person in custody,” he said.

There’s no threat to the community, sheriff’s office spokesman Richard Walker said.

He said the incident apparently followed a disagreement.

The incident is under investigation.

The Orangeburg County Coroner’s Office has not yet released the name of the deceased.

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