Crime & Courts

Man charged, second sought in teen's slaying

Columbia police have arrested one suspect and are looking for a second person connected to a November shooting death.

Marvin Deangelo Archie, 21, has been charged with murder in the shooting death of 17-year-old Tavares Tucker.

Tucker was found after midnight Nov. 24 lying outside apartments at 1117 Dorrah St. with multiple gunshot wounds. He later died at Palmetto Health Richland.

Police also said they are looking for Tron Mertelle Harrison, 25, for his alleged role in the shooting death.

Anyone with information about the shooting or Harrison's whereabouts should call Midlands Crimestoppers at (888) 274-6372.

- Noelle Phillips

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