ANDERSON, S.C. - Deputies are investigating a fatal shooting in Anderson County that happened after the homeowner reported someone was trying to break in his house.
Authorities say the homeowner first called 911 to report a prowler around 2:30 a.m. Sunday. Before deputies arrived, the homeowner called 911 again to say he shot the intruder.
The coroner's office identified the dead man as 28-year-old Leandus Pickens of Columbia. Authorities say someone in the home knew Pickens.
Deputies are investigating the circumstances around the shooting and no charges have been filed.
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