Richland County, SC (WLTX) — Investigators are asking for the public's help to identify one or more suspect(s) wanted for murder after a fatal shooting left one person dead in Northeast Columbia early Sunday, according to Richland County deputies.
Nakya D. Scott, 33, was pronounced dead at 3:28 a.m. from a gunshot wound to the upper body, according to Richland County coroner Gary Watts.
Deputies say they responded to the 2000 block of Faraway Drive around 2:30 a.m. in response to shots fired. After making their way into the home, deputies say they found a Scott with a gunshot wound to the upper body. Scott was transported by EMS to a local hospital, where she was later pronounced dead.
Investigators say there were several juvenile residents of the home present at the time.
If you have any information about the shooting, you are asked to contact Crimestoppers anonymously in any of the following ways:
- Call 888-CRIME-SC (888-274-6372).
- Use the P3 Tips mobile app.
- LOG ON to www.midlandscrimestoppers.com, and click on the red “Submit a Tip” tab.
Callers will remain anonymous and could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.
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Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to please contact Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.