Columbia police seek 3 seen with man before shooting death

April 01, 2017 - 8:03 am

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Columbia authorities are investigating a man's shooting death.

Local news outlets report the man's body was found on Thursday night off Garners Ferry Road on the east side of Columbia. Columbia police said on one of the department's official social media accounts that officers were responding to reports of gunfire at around 9:30 p.m. when they found the man.

Police say an autopsy is pending. Investigators are working to find three people reportedly with the man before the shooting.

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