Crime

March 15, 2014

Update: Name of victim in Saturday's shooting released

The name of the victim involved in a shooting Saturday at a residence off Percival Road, near Richland Northeast High School, has been released.

The name of the victim involved in a shooting Saturday at a residence off Percival Road, near Richland Northeast High School, has been released.

Luis Enrique Contreras-Teran, 39, of Columbia, died at the scene, according to the Richland County Coroner Gary Watts.

Richland County sheriff’s deputies are looking for three suspects after they found Contreras-Teran unresponsive at a residence on the 1600 block of Fairlamb Avenue around 4 a.m. on Saturday.

Two additional victims were found who had been beaten with a handgun, said Sgt. Curtis Wilson, spokesman for the Richland County Sheriff’s Department.

Deputies are searching for three suspects, two men and one woman, he said Saturday.

The department is continuing to investigate.

Cassie Cope and Mindy Lucas

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