Richland County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the community’s help in locating a suspect, or suspects, wanted for murder after a man was found dead at Elmtree/Georgetown Square Apartments after being shot on Saturday evening.
The man was found unresponsive by a female acquaintance, laying on the floor of his residence in the 7100 block of Tama Road, according to the Richland County Sheriff’s Department. The sheriff’s department responded at about 8:30 p.m., along with EMS and the Columbia Fire Department.
The man suffered a gunshot wound to the upper body, and was pronounced dead at the scene, sheriff’s spokesman Lt. Curtis Wilson said.
The sheriff’s department continues to investigate. Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.