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One person dead following domestic dispute in Johnston

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JOHNSTON, SC (WFXG) -

Ashley Butler is in custody this evening after investigators say she shot her common law husband Otis Key Jr.

Investigators responded to the call on Lanier Road in Johnston around 11:15 am where they found Key with a gunshot wound to the chest. Key was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The couple's two children were at home at the time of the shooting. Butler is being charged with murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.

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