Shooting Suspect Wanted for Murder in South Carolina as Victim is Identified

Greenwood, South Carolina – A tragic incident unfolded on Saturday, resulting in the death of Tarrence Eugene Robinson, a 36-year-old resident of Greenwood. Robinson succumbed to a fatal gunshot wound to the head, as confirmed by the Greenwood County Coroner’s Office. The authorities have launched a manhunt for 40-year-old Tony Matthew Landron, who is wanted on a murder charge and considered “armed and dangerous” by the Greenwood Police Department. In addition to murder, Landron also faces a charge for possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime.

Police revealed that Landron and Robinson were acquainted prior to the shooting, but the motive behind the incident remains unknown. The shooting took place at 125 Oakhill Avenue around 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, where officers discovered Robinson with a gunshot wound. Despite being rushed to the hospital by EMS, Robinson tragically passed away at around 2:30 p.m., according to the coroner’s office. Fortunately, no other injuries were reported in connection with the shooting.

The investigation into the shooting is ongoing, with both the police and the coroner’s office diligently working to uncover more details. An autopsy is scheduled for the upcoming week to shed more light on the circumstances surrounding Robinson’s untimely death. Authorities have cautioned the public to avoid approaching Landron if spotted and to immediately contact 911. Anyone with relevant information about Landron or the incident is urged to reach out to the police at 864-942-8407.

Both the Greenwood County Sheriff’s Office and the South Carolina Highway Patrol have been collaborating in the investigation, pooling their resources to bring clarity to this tragic event. The community mourns the loss of Tarrence Eugene Robinson and awaits justice for the senseless act of violence that took his life.