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York man shot to death in Rock Hill

A York man was fatally shot late Tuesday night in Rock Hill, according toRock Hill police.

Lionel Arsenio Chiles, 21, of 1578 Sandy Hill Road in York, was shot once inthe neck during a fight at 1206 Calhoun St., according to a writtenstatement from the Rock Hill Police Department.

Chiles was transported to Piedmont Medical Center, where he died shortlythereafter, the statement said.

Close to midnight, Chiles approached and confronted a man, the statementsaid. Chiles “apparently attacked the second individual,” and both foughtinside a vehicle, the statement said. During the fight, Chiles was shot, thestatement said.

The second individual “appears to have acted in self-defense in shooting thevictim,” the statement said. The man, who was held following the incident,has been released, the statement said.

“The York County Solicitors Office has reviewed the details of the incidentand concurred with police officials to withhold charges at this time,” thestatement said.

The statement said this is Rock Hill’s seventh homicide.

A press conference on the shooting will be held this afternoon.

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