Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott said deputies are searching for Stanley Jones, 26, who is wanted for murder, robbery and burglary in three jurisdictions.
Jones is accused of committing several violent offenses in Richland County, the City of Columbia and Forest Acres.
Sheriff Lott said Jones has used a knife, pistol and shotgun to victimize citizens and businesses, and he is wanted in connection with seven incidents that occurred since December 2013.
Jones, along with an unknown suspect, is accused of kicking in the door of a home at 8185 Brookfield Road midday on Feb. 4.
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Sheriff Lott said Jones shot a male resident in the upper body upon entering the home.
Richland County Coroner Gary Watts identified the victim, who was taken to Palmetto Health Richland and died Tuesday as 29-year-old Tresvon Coker.
Coroner Watts said Coker died from complications of a gunshot wound to the upper body.
Sheriff Lott said Jones, who went to the home specifically to steal money and drugs, was captured on outside video surveillance.
Jones is also accused of breaking into a home at 3432 Woodbranch Road around 11 a.m. Jan. 9 by throwing an object through the rear kitchen window.
According to Sheriff Lott, Jones stole a wallet and the outside video surveillance camera. Jones damaged a chair outside the home, and smashed a window pane Sheriff Lott said.
Around 9:40 p.m. Feb. 15, Sheriff Lott said Jones entered the Dollar General at 6238 Two Notch Road, put a knife to a store employee’s throat and robbed the store.
Sheriff Lott said Jones robbed three businesses in the City of Columbia during February 2014.
Jones was arrested Dec. 24, 2013, in connection with an armed robbery in Forest Acres. Sheriff Lott said Jones was released from jail on bond.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Stanley Jones is asked to call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.