Authorities identify man killed in apartment shooting

Published: Nov. 30, 2011 at 3:00 AM EST|Updated: Dec. 10, 2011 at 3:00 AM EST
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COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - Authorities have released the name of a man killed Tuesday night at an apartment complex on Alcott Drive near Fairfield Road.

Police responded to a call for shots fired around 8:30 p.m. at the Willow Run Apartments. When they arrived, they found 26-year-old Timothy Sligh Jr., of Columbia dead at the scene.

Investigators say Sligh, Jr. pointed a high-powered gun at the other man and the two had a heated argument outside.

Watts said Sligh Jr., died from complications of gunshot wounds to the upper body.

Officials from the Columbia Police Department say Sligh, Jr. went to the apartment with illegal intentions.

The Columbia Police Department continues to investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident. Nobody has been arrested and no suspects have been named.

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

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