Columbia, SC (WLTX) — A Lexington man is dead following a shooting on Garners Ferry Road in Columbia Saturday night.
Desmond Alonzo Jacori Bates, 22, of Lexington, SC, died from a gunshot wound to the chest, according to Richland County coroner Gary Watts.
Officials say the shooting happened around 9:30 p.m. Saturday night at 7645 Garners Ferry Road in Columbia. Bates was transported by EMS to Palmetto Health Richland Hospital, where officials say he died at 10:07 p.m.
Columbia police are investigating the shooting.
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