Two arrested after shooting incident at Columbia area apartment complex, one person dead
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - The Columbia Police Department reports one woman is dead after a shooting incident that happened at a Columbia area apartment complex.
Officials said the incident happened at the Colony Apartments on 3545 Beltline Road just before noon on Tuesday, December 27.
CPD says two people have been arrested in connection to the fatal shooting of Miasia T. James, 23, of Columbia, SC.
Jimmy Murphy Kelly, 19, is being charged with murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime.
Officers say Kelly is accused of shooting the female victim on December 27, in a parking lot.
Zavia Dorsey, 21, is also being charged in connection to the shooting as officials say she has knowledge of the incident and was not forthcoming with investigators.
As of Wednesday, Dec. 28, Dorsey was released from custody and Kelly has to go before the Circuit Court to have a bond set.
Investigators say they are not sure why Kelly killed the victim but the case remains open as they continue to investigate.
CPD is asking anyone with information regarding the incident to contact the Columbia Police Department at 888-CrimeSC or Crimesc.com.
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