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Deputies need information in deadly shooting

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Richland County Sheriff's Deputies are looking for clues in a deadly shooting Saturday night.

Deputy Curtis Wilson says K-9 officers patrolling the area of Piney Grove and Broad River Roads heard gunshots at about 11:40 p.m. Deputies found a man who had been shot several times lying in the middle of Piney Grove Road near the Country Town Apartments.

Richland County Coroner Gary Watts says 23-year-old Cedrick Blackwell of Columbia was taken to the hospital, where he died. Watts says he died of several gunshot wounds to his upper body.

If you have any information that can help deputies find the person responsible, call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC and you could receive a reward if your tip leads to an arrest.

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