Columbia man arrested, charged with murder in connection with shooting on King Street

Columbia man arrested, charged with murder in connection with shooting on King Street
Columbia man arrested, charged with murder in connection with shooting on King Street (Source: Columbia Police Department)

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - The Columbia Police Department has arrested a man in connection with a shooting incident that occurred last night.

Richard Julius has been charged with murder, possession of a weapon during a violent crime, and possession of a firearm by a person convicted of a felony.

Officers responded to the 1200 block of King Street at approximately 10:30 p.m. after receiving two shotspotter alerts.

Upon arrival, they found Darrious Jerome Davis outside a residence with serious injuries. An officer rendered first aid until EMS arrived.

An autopsy performed by the Richland County Coroner’s Office revealed Davis died from a gunshot wound to the upper body.

CPD believes the shooting was the result of an argument between acquaintances.

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