- Associated Press - Sunday, May 21, 2017

LAURENS, S.C. (AP) - Authorities are investigating violence at a Laurens block party that left two men dead.

Laurens County Coroner Nick Nichols tells local media outlets that deputies responded to reports of a shooting late Saturday night.

Nichols says deputies found 32-year-old Sydney Speaks of Mountville dead at the scene. Twenty-six-year-old Roydecilious Irby of Gray Court was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Nichols says both men had been shot multiple times. An autopsy was scheduled for Monday, and no arrests have been made.

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