Woman charged with murder of man in Columbia shooting

Woman charged with murder of man in Columbia shooting
Michaelynn Lewis now faces a murder charge in the deadly shooting of Tivo Lee. (Source: CPD)

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - A woman now faces charges in the death of a man who was shot in Columbia on Thursday.

It happened on Bonner Avenue, off North Beltline near Two Notch, around 1 a.m. Thursday.
It happened on Bonner Avenue, off North Beltline near Two Notch, around 1 a.m. Thursday. (Source: WIS)

The shooting happened around 1 a.m. Thursday on Bonner Avenue, which is off North Beltline Boulevard near Two Notch Road.

A man was found lying in the road with a gunshot wound to his upper body and rushed to the hospital, officers said. He died from his injuries a short time later.

The coroner identified the victim as 45-year-old Tivo Lee.

Cars in the area were towed from the scene and numerous shell casings were found on the ground. Investigators also recovered a gun from a nearby house.

Friday morning, police announced they arrested 23-year-old Michaelynn Lewis.

She’s charged with murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.

Lewis was expected to have a bond hearing at 2 p.m. Friday.

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