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42-year-old Troy Moore killed after shooting in Lancaster

Investigators said they identified Gregory Scott Coleman, 52, of Lancaster, as the suspect in Moore’s killing.



Lancaster, S.C. (12/28/2023) – Lancaster Police Department has identified Gregory Scott Coleman, 52 of Lancaster, S.C. as the suspect in the Willow Lake shooting on 12/27/2023.

Detectives obtained warrants today and charged Coleman with the murder of Troy Moore, 43 of Lancaster, S.C. Coleman is being held without bond at the Lancaster County Detention Center.

12/28/2023 – 11:30am Update: Per Lancaster County Coroner, Karla Knight Deese: The victim has been identified as 42-year-old Troy Moore of Lancaster, SC.

The incident occurred within the City limits of Lancaster and is being investigated by Lancaster City PD, the Multi-jurisdictional Task Force, and the Lancaster County Coroner’s Office – Forensic autopsy is being scheduled.

No further details are available at this time.

Original Report:

Lancaster, S.C. (12/27/2023) – Lancaster Police Department was notified of a shooting in the 100 block of Willow Lake Road at about 4:20pm. Officers were dispatched to the scene where they found a male subject with a gunshot wound lying in the road. Lancaster EMS responded to the scene and transported the victim to MUSC-Lancaster for treatment. The victim later died from his injuries. Currently, officers are speaking with a person of interest. Updates will be provided as information becomes available.

This incident is actively under investigation by Lancaster Police Department and the Lancaster County Multijurisdictional Violent Crime Task Force. Anyone with information about this incident or any other investigation should contact the Lancaster Police Department at (803) 283-3313, Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office at 803-283-3313, the Special Operations Unit at (803) 283-1174 or the Anonymous Tip Line (803) 289-6040. submit a tip in one of the following ways: use the link or download the P3Tips mobile app available for both Apple and Android devices. Crime tips may be made anonymously.