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Coroner identifies man fatally shot in Columbia

File photo of crime scene tape.
File photo of crime scene tape.(WGCL)
Published: May. 24, 2022 at 9:38 AM EDT|Updated: May. 25, 2022 at 7:41 PM EDT
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - The Richland County Coroner has identified a man found shot in a Columbia yard.

The incident happened Monday night around 7 p.m. in the 7900 block of Richard Street, according to the Richland County Sheriff’s Department.

When deputies arrived, they found a man in the front yard of a home. Coroner Naida Rutherford identified the man as Stefon Jamerson, 20, of Columbia. They tried to render aid to Jamerson but EMS pronounced him dead at the scene.

If you have any information, call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

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

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