Columbia police said the fatal shooting of Johnell Smith in a residence on the 2500 block of Bratton Street Thursday morning was in self-defense and the shooter, Andre McCant Moore, Jr., will not be charged.
According to a police statement, Smith was shot during a domestic dispute with an unidentified woman and Moore. Smith died after being transported to an area hospital.
Moore was being held at the Alvin S. Glenn detention center for possession of a stolen weapon, which, police said, was used in the shooting.
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