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S. Carolina sheriff investigates slaying at mobile home park

July 8, 2021 GMT

SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina sheriff is investigating the slaying of a man shot at a mobile home park.

Authorities found 29-year-old Xavier Ja’von Ballard shot Wednesday night at a mobile home park in Sumter near Shaw Air Force Base, The State reported. Ballard died after being taken to a hospital, Sumter County Coroner Robbie Baker said in a news release.

The Sumter County Sheriff’s Office is investigating. No arrests had been announced Thursday afternoon.

Authorities have not given a motive for the fatal shooting.