Columbia, SC (WLTX)-- Richland County deputies say a man is dead after he was shot by his live-in girlfriend late Monday afternoon.
A little before 4 p.m. on New Year's Day, Richland County Sheriff's deputies responded to shots fired at the Fairways Apartments on Powell Road.
When deputies arrived they found a man with gunshot wounds to his upper body.
The victim was transported to local hospital where he later died of his injuries, according to Richland County Sheriff Curtis Wilson.
Wilson said this could be part of a domestic dispute and they are questioning the victim's live in girlfriend. At this time, officers are trying to determine if the shooting was a domestic dispute or an accident.