Man charged in fatal Columbia shooting Sept 11

September 20, 2013 

Kenny Edward Goree

Kenny Edward Goree


— COLUMBIA, SC Columbia police have arrested and charged 41-year-old Kenny Edward Goree in the shooting death last week of Samuel Clemons, 37.

Clemons’ body was found by a passerby Thursday morning, September 12, on the side of the road near the intersection of Center and McFadden streets. Investigators believe Clemons was shot between 11 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. the night before. A motive for the shooting is still under investigation, a Columbia police department release said.

Goree was being held at the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center Friday night.

-- Rachael Myers Lowe

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