CPD investigating weekend shooting death near N. Main Street

Published: Dec. 10, 2018 at 5:01 PM EST
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COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - The Columbia Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting over the weekend near N. Main Street.

Police say the shooting happened on Ardincaple Drive on Sunday. Richland County Coroner Gary Watts identified the victim as Thomas West, Jr., who died of a gunshot wound to the upper body. CPD officers found West, Jr. at a friend’s home.

EMS transported the victim to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased by medical staff. Officers interviewed several people at the scene to gather additional information about the crime.

If you can assist CPD with the case, Police Chief Skip Holbrook asks that you contact CRIMESTOPPERS in any of the following ways:

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