Columbia, SC (WLTX) Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott is looking for witnesses of a murder in December.
On December 14, 2013 deputies responded to a shooting at a sports bar at 5480 Bluff Road.
According to deputies, Charles David Whetstone was shot in the upper body. He was pronounced dead at Palmetto Health Baptist Hospital.
Witnesses told investigators that Lott stated that after questioning witnesses at the scene, investigators determined that the victim walked outside of the business and returned moments later after being shot.
Investigators and forensic technicians/scientists are working to locate Whetstone''s killer, according to Lott and will not rest until the community and the family get answers. He added that they are following up on significant leads and asking the community to continue providing tips and would like any additional witnesses to come forward.
If you have any information about this investigation or others you are encouraged to call CrimeStoppers at 1-888-CrimeSC.