Greenville County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a shooting death in the Berea area that occurred during a home invasion.
At approximately 8 p.m. Tuesday, the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office received a call from 28 Lora Lane stating that shots had been fired at apartment A.
When deputies arrived, they found 28-year-old Alali Shakoor Perkins Sr. in the driveway of the home. The incident reportedly began when two unidentified black males, approximately 30-years-old, armed with guns arrived at the Berea home. One of the suspects dressed in all dark clothing and a ski mask forced his way into the residence as the second suspect held another victim at gunpoint in the driveway.
Perkins struggled with one of the suspects as he was being held at gunpoint outside of the home, and was shot and killed during the confrontation. Both suspects fled the incident location and have not been located at this time.
The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office Violent Crimes Unit is currently investigating the case and based onpreliminary information believe that the incident was not a random crime and the public is not believed to be at risk. Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call the Sheriff’s Office or Crime Stoppers at 23-CRIME.