Woman shot in Columbia off North Main Street dies at hospital

Woman shot in Columbia off North Main Street dies at hospital
The shooting happened around noon Friday on Marsteller Street. That’s off North Main Street near Monticello Road. (Source: WIS)

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - A 57-year-old woman who was shot in the Eau Claire neighborhood on Friday has died at the hospital, the Columbia Police Department confirmed.

The shooting happened around noon on Marsteller Street. That’s off North Main Street near Monticello Road.

Crews rushed the woman to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Around 3:45 p.m., police confirmed the woman had died at the hospital.

The victim has not been identified.

Investigators said they are “working strong leads in the case,” but so far, no arrests have been made.

Police believe the shooting was an isolated incident.

Hyatt Park Elementary School is just about one block from the shooting. A spokeswoman for Richland One said the school was temporarily on a “modified lockdown” as a precaution. That has since been lifted and everything is back to normal at the school.

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