10 year old killed, SLED involved in investigation

The Hanahan Police Department, South Carolina Law Enforcement Division and the Berkeley County Coroner’s Office are still investigating a fatal gunfire incident that took the life of a 10-year-old child.

On Monday afternoon the coroner’s office announced the death is now a criminal investigation, following the incident at a Hanahan home on Oct. 5.

In a statement coroner George Oliver identified the victim as 10-year-old Cabriya Lucas and the shooting has been classified as a homicide.

The coroner said an autopsy has been scheduled for Oct 9.

SLED’s Public Information Officer, Tommy Crosby said in an email response that by law, upon receiving a report of child death from a medical examiner or county corner, SLED is directed to investigate and gather all information on the fatality.