NEWS

3 men who died in shooting lived in same apartment

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the victims of a shooting that occurred at approximately 11 a.m., Tuesday at a Woodland Village apartment on Butternut Lane. The apartments, in Lexington County, have a Columbia address.

According to Fisher, Mr. Branton T. Booker, 28, and Mr. Sheldon D. Livingston, 26, were pronounced dead at the scene. Mr. Duwan E. Williams, 27, was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead shortly after arrival.

The victims were residents of the apartment. Each victim died as the result of multiple gunshot wounds to their upper bodies. The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department is investigating