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Update on shooting death investigation

Oct. 15, 2019

Update on shooting death investigation

Chesterfield County Coroner Kip Kiser has identified the victim of the fatal shooting that occurred last night on Smithfield Church Road as 18-year-old Sedrick Covington of Bennettsville. Kiser stated an autopsy has been ordered on Covington.

Investigators with the Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office are looking for 22-year-old Shyheem Loranzo Ingram, a black male from Cheraw.

Chesterfield County Sheriff James “JD” Dixon stated there has been an ongoing feud between Ingram and Covington, but at this point in the investigation, a clear motive for this incident has not been determined.

Anyone who has information on Ingram’s whereabouts should call the sheriff’s office at (843) 623-2101 or dispatch at (843) 623-6838.

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