Residents express frustrations following deadly shooting in Chester County neighborhood

CHESTER COUNTY, S.C. — Residents in a Chester County neighborhood are expressing their frustrations after a second deadly shooting occurred within weeks of one another.

The shooting, which killed one person, occurred around noon on Back Gate Street, in the Gayle Community

Channel 9′s Tina Terry spoke with the residents about what can be done to keep the neighborhood safe.

“It’s awful. There’s always people getting killed around here. Makes me scared to even live here,” resident Emma Dixon said.

A mother, who did not want to be on camera, said she was fed up with the recent crime.

“We can’t let our kids out here to do anything. They can’t play they can’t do anything,” the mother said. “We need to solve all these crimes and give them justice.”

This shooting is the second deadly shooting in the Gayle community. The previous one occurred on Pinnkey Street in mid-April.

A spokesperson with the Chester County Sheriff’s Office siad there has been four murder investigations so far this year.

However, only two of them have been solved.

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division is assisting with this case.

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