Laurens Shooting Kills Two

A party on Wynetta Street just outside Laurens turned violent and then deadly on Saturday night.

Laurens County Coroner Nick Nichols tells WLBG that deputies were called at about 11:15pm Saturday.  Upon arrival they found 43 year old Sydney Speaks of 96 Ron McNair Road in Mountville dead.  He was pronounced dead at the scene as 12:18am.

Also shot was 26 year old Roydecilous Irby of 310 Mangle Drive in Gray Court.  He was transported to GHS Laurens County Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The cause of death for both men is listed as multiple gunshot wounds.  An autopsy will be performed on both and is scheduled of 9:30am on Monday in Greenville.