Man killed in shooting at Columbia apartment complex identified

Man killed in shooting at Columbia apartment complex identified
It happened around 8:10 p.m. in the 1000 block of Southern Drive, which is The Rowan Apartments. (Source: WIS News Viewer)

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - A man who was shot Sunday night at an apartment complex in Columbia has died from his injuries, the Richland County Sheriff’s Department said Monday afternoon.

The shooting happened around 8:10 p.m. in the 1000 block of Southern Drive, which is The Rowan Apartments. That’s off Bluff Road near South Beltline Boulevard.

Friday, the coroner identified the victim as James Thomas, 19, of Hopkins. He died at the scene from “multiple gunshots wounds to the upper body,” the coroner said.

RCSD launched a homicide investigation into the shooting on Monday. No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information on the crime should call Crime Stoppers at 888-CRIME-SC (888-274-6372).

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