A man who was found lying in the road with gunshot wounds Saturday evening is dead, according to the Richland County Sheriff's Department.
Coroner Gary Watts said 28-year-old Beethoven Romain was killed from a gunshot wound to the torso.
Deputies say they responded to a shots fired call in the 7000 block of Mountain Brook Drive around 7:30 p.m. Saturday evening to find a man lying unresponsive in the road.
Romain was transported by EMS to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead just after 10 pm Saturday night. according to deputies.
Deputies are asking anyone with information to contact Crimestoppers anonymously in any of the following ways:
- Call 888-CRIME-SC (888-274-6372).
- Use the P3 Tips mobile app.
- LOG ON to www.midlandscrimestoppers.com, and click on the red “Submit a Tip” tab.
Callers will remain anonymous and could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.