The Richland County Coroner has identified the person shot and killed early Wednesday morning at Tamarind Apartments on Stoneridge Drive.
Davaris Tramaine White, 27, was shot and killed around 2:15 a.m. Wednesday morning, according to Coroner Gary Watts. White died from a gunshot wound to the upper body.
Columbia police are investigating the early morning shooting that left White dead after a home break-in, according to officials.
The shooting happened at about 2 a.m. at the Tamarind Apartment complex located at 143 Stoneridge Drive, which is off Greystone Boulevard, according to Jennifer Timmons, a department spokeswoman.
Investigators believe the incident was not a random act of violence, Timmons said. The Richland County Coroner’s Office is assisting the Columbia police in the investigation.
Residents in the area told police they heard a woman screaming “I didn’t do it” early Wednesday morning.
Check back with The State for more details as they become available.
Anne-Kathryn Flanagan contributed to this report.