Coroner identifies man killed inside vehicle in Columbia

Published: Jun. 14, 2021 at 12:55 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 15, 2021 at 5:09 PM EDT
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - The Richland County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a homicide that occurred Sunday night in Columbia.

According to officials, deputies responded to the 1600 block of Longcreek Drive for a report of shots fired around 11:40 p.m.

When deputies arrived, they say they found a vehicle in the parking lot with bullet holes in it. According to deputies, a man who had been shot in the upper body was inside the vehicle.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Coroner’s Office had identified the victim as 26-year-old DaQuan Davis.

The investigation into this incident is ongoing and additional information will be released as it becomes available.

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