A 21-year-old man wanted in a Halloween-eve shooting death in Columbia was arrested around midnight Wednesday.
The U.S. Marshal Service and Columbia police on Thursday announced that Stephon Jernard “Step” Greene is in custody on a murder warrant. Greene was arrested at River Oaks Apartments, in the 5300 block of Bush River Road.
He was charged in the death of Widley Phylius, who was shot on Oct. 30. Phylius was shot inside his home on Apple Valley Road in the St. Andrews area. He died three days later in a hospital.
The Halloween weekend was marred by three shootings in the Columbia area, including a second homicide.