UPDATE: Victim of fatal shooting in West Columbia identified
WEST COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - The Lexington County Coroner has released the identity of the victim in Friday's shooting in West Columbia.
According to Margaret Fisher, 38-year-old Edward Walker suffered a gunshot wound to the abdomen. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police say the shooting began between Walker and 21-year-old Levette Gladden as an altercation inside one of the apartments and it's an isolated incident.
Walker was found outside of an apartment complex located at 1426 Platt Springs Road early Friday morning.
Gladden has been charged with murder and has been transported to the Lexington County Detention Center.
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