GASTON, S.C. — Authorities have identified a man killed in a stabbing in a South Carolina neighborhood.

The Lexington County Coroner’s Office tells media outlets 19-year-old Rayshawn Q. Porterfield died Thursday after being stabbed in the upper body.

Investigators say they arrested someone close to the scene of the stabbing in Gaston but haven’t released that person’s identity.

Deputies say information they gathered at the scene suggests Porterfield and the suspect knew each other. The investigation is ongoing.

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