Man kills girlfriend, then self in SC restaurant


BATESBURG-LEESVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a man shot and killed his girlfriend at a Batesburg-Leesville restaurant, then turned the gun on himself.

Police say 30-year-old Shaquanah Jones-Brannon reported her boyfriend was harassing her just hours before the shooting around 11 a.m. Monday. Officers were looking for 27-year-old Jamael Goodman, but he was driving a different car and hid his dreadlocks under a hat.

Investigators say Goodman killed his girlfriend in the kitchen of the China 1 restaurant before committing suicide in the front of the business.

Police say no one else was injured in the shooting.

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