Anderson Police Department And Anderson County Coroner’s Office Investigating Two Unrelated Monday Evening Homicide’s

(Seneca, SC)—The Anderson Police Department and the Anderson County Coroner’s Office are investigating two separate homicides that occurred yesterday evening. 

One of the homicide’s involved the death of an Anderson man who was shot early yesterday evening. 35 year old Martin Larendas LaShawn died in surgery at AnMed Health Medical Center of an apparent gunshot wound, according to a release from the Coroner’s Office. The time of death on the decedent was just before 8pm. 

The Coroner’s Office reports that police and paramedics responded to Southwood Street at West Marker Street in Anderson around 6:16pm but the victim had left the scene by private vehicle and arrived at the hospital prior to arrival by first responders. 

The second homicide involved a shooting of an Anderson man at an apartment complex on Howard Street. 

The Coroner’s Office was notified of this incident around 9:45pm after paramedics, firefighters and police responded to the incident location in response to reports that two individuals had been shot. 

One victim was transported to the hospital for treatment for injuries while the second victim, 23 year old Daniel Jimenez of Anderson, was pronounced dead on the scene. 

Autopsies have been scheduled for both victims and the investigations is continuing.