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Teen shot, killed in Forest Acres

A 17-year old man was killed in a shooting Thursday night in Forest Acres.

Forest Acres police officers responded around 10:45 p.m. to Arborwood Apartments at 308 Percival Road to reports of gunfire and found Jordan Dawayne Poston injured, the department said.

Poston, of North Kings Way, Columbia, was brought to Palmetto Health Richland but did not survive the injury to his torso, Richland County coroner Gary Watts said.

Poston was registered as a student in the adult education program at W.R. Rogers Adult, Continuing and Technology Education Center but there was no evidence that he ever attended classes there, Richland School District 2 spokeswoman Theresa Riley said.

No suspects were identified by the police department but the incident is under investigation. Any information about the case can be left, anonymously if desired, by contacting Crime Stoppers using one of the methods above.

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