Coroner: Man found dead on street was shot - - Columbia, South Carolina

Coroner: Man found dead on street was shot

(Source: Columbia Police Department) (Source: Columbia Police Department)

Authorities say the man found dead on the side of a Columbia street Thursday morning was shot.

Richland County Coroner Gary Watts says 37-year-old Samuel S. Clemons of Columbia died from complications of a gunshot wound to the upper body.

Investigators say Clemons' body was located near Center and McFadden Streets around 8 a.m. after a passerby in the area called 911.

Columbia Police have not revealed any further details about the case.

If you have any information that could help investigators paint a clearer picture, you are asked to call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

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