Richland County investigators are seeking to identify and contact a person of interest, who may have valuable information related to a murder.

On November 18, 2017 at 7:30 pm RCSD responded to the 7000 block of Mountainbrook Drive in Columbia and identified that 28 year old Beethoven Romain suffered a gunshot wound to the upper body.

After being transported by EMS to Palmetto Health Richland, he was pronounced dead as a result of his wound.

The victim's burgundy and black 2011 Chevy Malibu LS 4-door car is missing.

Sheriff Leon Lott is asking for community assistance to call, email or use the P3 Tips app to send an anonymous tip with information about the incident or the identification of the suspect(s).