Crime & Courts

Victim ID’d in fatal Richland County shooting, while suspects are still at large

The victim of a deadly shooting Friday in Richland County has been identified, while investigators continue to search for who is responsible.

Deangelo Prometheus Henderson, 20, of Columbia, was shot around 4:20 p.m. Friday at the intersection of Leesburg and Patterson roads, Richland County Coroner Gary Watts said Saturday.

Henderson was taken by ambulance to a hospital where he was pronounced dead about an hour later, Watts said. He died of a gunshot wound to the torso.

The Richland County Sheriff’s Department said Friday night that it was looking for possibly two suspects connected to the shooting. As of Saturday morning, the search continued.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

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