CPD arrests teen suspect in deadly Sycamore Avenue shooting, victim identified

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Published: Nov. 8, 2022 at 3:23 PM EST
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - The Richland County Coroner Naida Rutherford identified James T. Black II, 22, of Columbia as the victim of a deadly shooting in the 1300 block of Sycamore Avenue.


The Columbia Police Department said a teen suspect is in custody in a deadly shooting.

CPD said Sharquis K. O’Neal, 18, is charged with Murder and Possession of a Weapon during a Violent Crime. Investigators said the arrest comes in connection to a shooting on Nov. 3 on Sycamore Ave. CPD said the victim and the suspect were friends.

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