COLUMBIA, SC — Investigators have identified the suspect wanted in connection with Friday's midday shooting at a local mini mart, according to Interim Columbia Police Chief Ruben Santiago.
Police are looking for 17-year-old Kejuan Antonio Gilyard.
Investigators have outstanding arrest warrants on him for attempted murder and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime.
Gilyard is accused of shooting a male victim in the 2300 block of Two Notch Road.
Preliminary information suggests that the two acquaintances confronted each other in the parking lot before shots were fired, the police department said.
The victim was injured and transported to the hospital where he remains in intensive care, a department news release said.