Coroner identifies 17-year-old killed in Columbia

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - Richland County Coroner Gary Watts has identified the man killed Sunday in Columbia as 17-year-old Darrell Niles.

Niles was found shot to death in a Honda Accord at about 2:30 a.m. on Bonner Avenue.

The Columbia Police Department is investigating Niles' death as a homicide.

There is no word yet if police have any persons of interest or a motive in this crime.

The Columbia Police Department continues to investigate and ask that anyone with information to call your anonymous tip to: 1-888-CRIME-SC or send a text message, "TIPSC plus your message," to CRIMES (274637) Your anonymous tip could earn you a cash reward of up to $1000 for information leading to the arrest of those responsible.

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