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2 men sought in connection to West Columbia murder investigation

The West Columbia Police Department is seeking the public’s help in locating two individuals in connection to a murder investigation.

The West Columbia Police Department responded to a shooting at the 700 block of Shull Street in West Columbia, Wednesday, where Frankie Orlando Gardner was found to be deceased.

An investigation established that 34-year-old Rayshawn Suber and 40-year-old Brandon Taylor, both of West Columbia, wanted for questioning in connection to the shooting.

According to a WCPD press release, warrants for Murder, Possession of a Weapon During a Violent Crime, and Criminal Conspiracy have been issued for both men.

Investigators are asking that anyone with information on this case or the whereabouts of either of these men contact the West Columbia Police Department at (803) 794-0721 or submit an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers of the Midlands with the P3 tips app or at CrimeSC.com.