CPD: Arrest made in connection with fatal shooting on Fern Avenue

CPD: Arrest made in connection with fatal shooting on Fern Avenue

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - The Columbia Police Department has arrested a man in connection with a fatal shooting that occurred earlier this week.

Delrico Edmonds, 29, has been charged with murder and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime.

CPD: Arrest made in connection with fatal shooting on Fern Avenue
CPD: Arrest made in connection with fatal shooting on Fern Avenue (Source: Columbia Police Department)

Officials say Edmonds drove to the 3700 block of Fern Avenue shortly after 9:00 p.m. on May 23 and shot the victim after an argument. Police believe this was an isolated incident between acquaintances.

Richland County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as 38-year-old Jamie Wooden. According to an autopsy, Wooden died from complications of a gunshot wound to the upper body.

CPD officers, with assistance from the United States Marshals Service and the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department, located Edmonds at a home in Lexington County around 11:00 p.m. yesterday.

Edmonds is currently housed at the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.

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