Homicide near Fountain Inn

Greenville man, shot in the head, found in wrecked vehicle

Authorities are investigating a weekend death as a homicide. An autopsy is scheduled today in connection with the death of 30-year-old Timothy Shamar Williams.

Williams, of 531 Ridgewood Dr., Greenville, was found dead about 4 am Sunday. Estimates are the time of death was about 2:30 am, a report said.

A passerby reported a wrecked vehicle, black Dodge Nitro with a temporary tag, on Chapman Road, outside Fountain Inn. Upon investigation, officers found Williams’ body inside the vehicle. Preliminary examination showed he was shot in the head.

A report said authorities believe the victim was shot from inside the vehicle. The car rolled past a stop sign and hit a guy wire. SLED, the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office and Coroner’s Office, and other local law enforcement agencies processed the homicide scene.

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