Homicide in Easley

A Greenville man died in surgery for a gun shot wound last night in Easley.  Pickens County Coroner Kandy Kelley said the victim was Henry Hugh Thomas.  Pickens County Sheriff’s Office is investigating what happened at 9 last night at 115 Walker Street.  Kelley ruled 39-year old Thomas’s death a homicide.  According to the Sheriff’s Office, preliminary information indicates an unidentified male entered the home uninvited with a handgun.  There was a confrontation between Thomas and the other occupants that resulted in multiple rounds fired between at least two of the people, including the deceased.  As many as five people were inside the house.