HVAC tech, father of three killed in SC mass capturing

Five dead in the Rock Hill shooting (Photo: WBTV)

ROCK HILL, SC (WSOC) – Five people were killed in a mass shooting Wednesday night, including a prominent York County doctor, his wife, two of their grandchildren and an HVAC technician from Gastonia.

The York County Coroner’s Office said Dr. Robert Lesslie (70) and his wife Barbara Lesslie (69) were declared dead at the scene of the crime together with their grandchildren Adah Lesslie (9) and Noah Lesslie (5).

A fifth victim, James Lewis, 38, from Gastonia, was found dead outside the home. Authorities said he was working at the Lesslie’s house when he was shot.

A sixth victim, Robert Shook, 38, of Cherryville, North Carolina, was flown to a Charlotte hospital where he was in critical condition and “fought hard for his life,” said a cousin, Heather Smith Thompson.

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