Coroner identifies 17-year-old killed in weekend shooting on Garners Ferry Road

FILE PHOTO of police tape
FILE PHOTO of police tape
Published: Apr. 17, 2022 at 4:19 PM EDT|Updated: Apr. 18, 2022 at 10:18 AM EDT
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - The Richland County Sheriff’s Department confirmed Monday that the victim in a weekend shooting on Garners Ferry Road was a 17-year-old.

Richland County Coroner Naida Rutherford identified the victim as Desmond Wilson of Eastover, SC.

Deputies were called to the scene in the 8100 block of Garners Ferry Road at around 12:30 a.m. Sunday.

Investigators found the teen lying in a breezeway of an apartment building. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

This story is developing and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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