A Ridgeland man died after he was shot Sunday afternoon during a gunfight with another man in Pineland, according to a Jasper County Sheriff's Office news release.
Adrian Javon Holmes, 20, was allegedly fighting with a man in the Gillison Branch Road area, the release said. Holmes left, returned with a handgun and began shooting at the man, the release said.
The suspect then retrieved a handgun and returned fire.
Deputies responded at 12:37 p.m. SLED investigators also responded and identified a suspect through witness interviews, the release said. That suspect was contacted by a SLED agent and agreed to turn himself in. SLED is withholding the suspect's name as it investigates the incident, the release said.
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Holmes sustained multiple gunshot wounds and was taken to Hampton Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.