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Man found dead with gunshot wounds

Deputies responded to a report of a shooting at Hallbrook drive in Columbia

COLUMBIA, S.C. — One person is dead and Richland county deputies are looking for a suspect. 

According to the Richland County Sheriff's department they were called to the 1100 block of Hallbrook drive, off Hwy 378 around 5:40 am for a report of a shooting. 

When deputies arrived they found Calvin Recardo Bryant, Jr., 26 who had been shot in the upper body laying on the ground.   He was transported to a local hospital and was pronounced dead from his injuries. 

An autopsy indicated the cause of death to be due to a gunshot wound to the upper body.

If you think you might have any information you are encouraged to call CrimeStoppers at 1-888-CrimeSC.