Man found shot and lying by his car in Union dies at hospital

UNION, S.C. — Deputies are investigating the shooting death of a man found wounded by his car at his Union home.

Investigators told media outlets that 28-year-old Christopher Rhinehart died at the hospital early Thursday morning shortly after the shooting.

Union County deputies found Rhinehart when responding to a call about shots fired.

Authorities say they don’t have a motive for the killing or any suspects, but they do have some leads to investigate.

Sheriff David Taylor says it is the first homicide of 2015 in Union County.