NEWS

1 dead after shooting in West Columbia

Officers of the West Columbia Police Department are actively looking for two individuals believed to be connected to a fatal shooting at the 700 block of Shull St. in the City of West Columbia.

On Wednesday, officers responded to a 911 call about a shooting that took place in the 700 block of Shull Street, according to a press release from West Columbia Police Chief Marion Boyce.

When officers arrived on scene, they found a victim with gunshot wounds to the upper body. It was an isolated incident and police said they do not beleive the public is in any danger.

Anyone with information pertaining to the homicide is asked to call the West Columbia Police Department at (803) 794-0721 or to submit a tip to CrimeStoppers of the Midlands by using the P3 Tips App or by going to CrimeSC.com and clicking “Submit a Tip”.