Man identified after fatal shooting in Richland Co.

Man identified after fatal shooting in Richland Co.

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - A man who was fatally shot on Monday has been identified by the Richland County Coroner's Office.

According to Richland County Coroner Gary Watts, 54-year-old Edwin Santana was involved in a shooting incident at 325 Percival Road in Columbia. Santana was taken from the scene of the shooting to a local hospital.

However, Santana was pronounced dead at 4 p.m. on Monday. An autopsy indicated that the Columbia man died of a gunshot wound to the torso.

The Richland County Sheriff's Department is currently investigating the shooting.

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