Columbia, SC (WLTX) -- The Columbia Police Department is continuing to investigate into the shooting of a mother of five children.
The shooting, which occurred at about 3:30 a.m. Monday morning continues shock the neighborhood where it occurred.
It happened at 93 Tommy Circle in Northwest Columbia. The establishment is registered to Carolina Cafe and Catering, city business records show.
"The first thing I did was get on the floor and the sad part about it is it was just me and my little brother who heard what happened," said Quereshi Breax, a 22-year old neighbor as he recalled hearing the gunshots. "He heard the lady's last words, actually, because his window was open."
Surveillance video taken at the establishment shows men as they barge into the entrance, covering their faces with hooded sweatshirts, and brandishing what appear to be weapons. The first man who enters is holding what appears to be a gun, and is seen pointing it toward someone, though the angle of the video camera does not show who it is pointed at.
"A loud no, and that was it, then gunshots rang, She couldn't even get off anything else,' Breaux said when asked what his brother said the last words were.
He said his 14-year-old brother was away from the home during the interview.
A delivery truck was the only movement outside the Cafe Tuesday, as a driver delivered what were described as frozen baked goods.
"I just hate it happened to anybody," said neighbor Jimmie Brown.
Brown went on to say this incident is not the first time he's heard the crackling of gunshots in his neighborhood.
"Oh, yeah, but most of the time it comes from over on the other side of Beltline," Brown said referring to the intersection near the site where the shooting occurred.
Anyone with information should call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC, or e-mail a tip in to the Midlands Crimestoppers website. You can also text information in by texting "TIPSC" plus your message to CRIMES (274637). Either way you choose, your identity will remain anonymous, and you could be eligible for a cash reward.