Coroner identifies 8-year-old in fatal home invasion shooting

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the child who was fatally shot during a reported home invasion that occurred early Tuesday morning. The home is located in the 100 block of Cedar Vale Drive in Lexington.

Original home invasion story available here.

According to Fisher, an eight-year-old male resident of the home, Mason Hanaha, was pronounced dead shortly after arrival at a local hospital, as a result of an apparent gunshot wound.

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department is conducting an investigation, and still searching for a possible suspect reported to have driven away from the home after the shooting. Any additional details provided will be updated as received.

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