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Man shot to death off North Main Street identified

Incident happened in 1500 block of Farmview Street in north Columbia

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Columbia Police are investigating an incident that left one man dead in north Columbia.

Investigators say officers responding to a Shot Spotter alert in the 1500 block of Farmview Street, off North Main Street, found a man dead around 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 7, 2021.

Richland County Coroner Naida Rutherford released  the name of the indivisual early Friday. 

According to Coroner Rutherford, the victim is identified as Tony Geron Jr., 27, of Columbia, SC.

While investigators have conducted interviews at the scene, they ask anyone with information about the shooting to please submit an anonymous tip to Midlands Crimestoppers at crimesc.com or call 1-888-CRIME-SC.

This is an ongoing investigation.

Credit: WLTX