Small Town Of Eureka Experiences Third Homicide In Month’s Time

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Another killing in Greenwood County.

Officials say a person is dead and another is in custody after an overnight shooting in Eureka.  

Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call about a shooting early Friday morning.  

They found 25-year-old Michael Mefford dead at a Eureka home.  

A suspect was taken into custody a short time later.  No other details have been released.  

Eureka, a town of about 2,500 people, had a double-murder on October 2nd, resulting in the manhunt and eventual shooting death of Kevin Welsh on October 16th.