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Shooting death, victim identified

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Shooting death, victim identified

The Summerville Police Department and the Coroner’s Office are currently investigating after a shooting death overnight at a residence on Salisbury Drive in Summerville’s historic district.

Dorchester County Coroner Paul Brouthers said 53-year-old Paul Felkel Rush was pronounced dead at the scene.

The incident report from Summerville Police said the victim’s brother, 58-year-old Robert Rush was arrested at the scene.

Police said they responded around 6 p.m. on Sept. 10. Dispatch told responding officers that they were on the phone with the suspect who said he had just shot his brother. When police arrived they immediately detained Robert Rush.

Officers said they then entered the home and found Paul Rush unresponsive on the living room floor with a gunshot wound to his chest.