Fatal Victim of Shooting Identified

Yesterday we reported on the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office arrest of a man on Murder charges.  Later in the day, the Coroner’s Office released information on the victim. Laurens County Deputy Coroner Robin Morse identified the victim as 35-year-old Miguel Guiterrez (-Mendoza) of 18,772 Highway 72 East, Clinton. He said that Gutierrez was pronounced dead at Laurens County Hospital at 3:10 am Monday, November 4th, with death caused by multiple gunshot wounds.

Sheriff Don Reynolds yesterday said that at about 2:00 o’clock Monday morning deputies responded to 18,772 Highway 72 East and found a man of that address suffering from multiple gunshot injuries. Miguel Guiterrez-Mendoza was transported to hospital before his death.

20-year-old Osvaldo Antonio Flores of the same address was charged with Murder and Use of a Weapon During a Violent Crime. Flores remained in the Johnson Detention Center this morning.