John Christopher Hart
(photo provided by Lexington Co. Sheriffs)
Lexington, SC (WLTX) - The Lexington Sheriff department has identified a suspect in the shooting of a woman on Lumberjack Drive in West Columbia.
John Christopher Hart, 24, of Coumbia is being sought by deputies in connection with the shooting and death of a 43-year-old woman.
Two men working to repossess a motor vehicle heard a gunshot around 11 p.m. and minutes later found Paula Denise Justice lying severly injured on Lumberjack Drive.
An arrest warrant alleges that it was Hart who shot Justice in the upper torso. Detectives determined that Justice had arranged to meet with Hart at around 10 p.m. on that day.
According to deputies Hart is 5ft 11in, weighs 155 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes.
If you have any information about Hart or Hart's whereabouts or the fatal shooting of Justice, you are encouraged to contact CrimeStoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.