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Two found shot to death at assisted living facility in northeast Richland County

Richland County deputies say were called to the Harmony Collection of Columbia Tuesday around 2:30 p.m.
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COLUMBIA, S.C. — Two people have been found shot to death at an assisted living facility in northeast Richland County. 

Richland County deputies say were called to the Harmony Collection of Columbia Tuesday around 2:30 p.m.  That living community is along Clemson Road not far from the intersection of Hardscrabble Road. 

Officers say they found two people inside one of the apartments. Both had gunshot wounds and were pronounced dead at the scene. 

The two people killed were identified as 83-year-old David Sprague and 86-year-old Phyllis Sprague, both of Columbia. 

Deputies say the investigation is ongoing but there is not believed to be a threat to the community. They have not yet said what they believe led up to the shooting or who is responsible for the killing. They also did not release any information about the identities of the two people found dead or any connection to one another.