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Richland County Coroner identifies man found shot to death at Columbia area apartment complex

Authorities said the shooting happened around 8:30 p.m. on Long Creek Drive.

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Richland County Sheriff's Department says one man is dead following a deadly shooting in an apartment community off of Broad River Road.

Investigators said they were called to 1601 Longcreek Drive, the address of The Park apartments, around 8:30 p.m. on Saturday to a shooting. They found a man already unresponsive upon their arrival and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Details regarding a suspect or motive haven't been announced.

On Monday, Feb. 21, Richland County Coroner Naida Rutherford released the name of the victim as Saveon Robinson, 19, of Columbia, South Carolina.

“We will continue working with the Richland County Sheriff’s Department to fully investigate this shooting”, Coroner Rutherford states.

Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to contact Midlands Crime Stoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

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