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Barnwell County and state police are investigating a homicide after an Elko man died from a gunshot wound Monday night.

Stephen Braxton, 42, was pronounced dead at his home on East Charleston Street, according to a news release from the coroner's office.

His death is being investigated by the Barnwell County Coroner’s Office, the Barnwell County Sheriff’s Office and the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division.

Lindsey Hodges is a general assignment reporter at the Aiken Standard and North Augusta Star. Follow her on Twitter at @LindseyNHodges.