CPD: One dead after apartment complex shooting

Updated: May. 13, 2021 at 3:44 PM EDT
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - One man is dead following a shooting at the Capri Apartments on East Chapel Drive, according to the Columbia Police Department.

The incident occurred shortly after 11:30 p.m. on May 11.

According to reports, the suspect assaulted the victim, while armed with a gun, following an argument. The victim’s brother witnessed the assault, pushed his brother out of way, and fatally shot the suspect.

After the shooting, the victims immediately called 911 and cooperated with investigators.

An investigation determined that the shooting was self-defense and the suspect was the aggressor.

No charges will be filed.

The Richland County Coroner’s Office is assisting CPD with this case.

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