Richland Co. Coroner identifies 3 men killed in Columbia shooting

Updated: Jan. 12, 2021 at 5:39 PM EST
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - The three men who died after being shot in northwest Columbia have now been identified by the Richland County Coroner’s Office.

The men were identified as Jaquan Boatwright of Orangeburg, Raekwon Malone of Columbia, and Khorrey Jones of Columbia.

The shooting happened around 5:30 p.m. Sunday in the 700 block of Zimalcrest Drive, the Richland County Sheriff’s Department confirmed. That’s just south of St. Andrews Road near the I-26/I-20 interchange.

Deputies found two men outside the location who had been shot and killed.

Crews rushed another shooting victim to the hospital, where he died.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information on the shooting should contact CrimeStoppers at

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