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Woman charged with shooting a man to death in Columbia

A male victim was found outside and taken to a local hospital where he later passed away.
Credit: Columbia Police Department
Michaelynn Lewis

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Columbia Police Department (CPD) have arrested a woman in connectionto the fatal shooting of a man.

Michaelynn Lewis, 23, is charged with murder and has been booked at the Richland County Detention Center. 

According to CPD, the shooting incident happened around 1 a.m. at the 1300 block of Bonner Avenue. A male victim was found outside and taken to a local hospital where he later passed away.

The Richland County Coroner identified the deceased male as Tivo Lee, 45. He died from a gunshot wound to the upper body. 

Police have not yet said what led up to the shooting or if there is any connection between the victim and the suspect. 

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