NC man found shot in car, suffers cardiac arrest

SENECA, S.C. (AP) — Authorities in Oconee County say a 21-year-old North Carolina man has died after he was found with a gunshot wound inside a car.

Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis said Rashean N. Parker II of Gastonia was found Saturday morning. Parker is formerly from Pendleton, S.C. Addis said the case is being investigated as a homicide.

Parker was pronounced dead at 3 a.m. in the emergency department of Oconee Medical Center in Seneca, nearly two hours after a 911 call.

Addis said Parker went into cardiac arrest where his car was found. He said Parker has family and friends in the Upstate.

An autopsy is scheduled for Monday.

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