Crimestoppers | Deadly McRae Street Shooting

By December 31, 2018 Press Releases

The Columbia Police Department (CPD) is investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a 25-year-old man in North Columbia.

The victim, identified by the Richland County Coroner Gary Watts as Traon Davis (DOB: January 1993) died as a result of a gunshot wound to the upper body while at 305-A McRae Street at 3:00 a.m.

At this time, investigators believe the shooting was an isolated incident.

This is the 16th homicide investigated by CPD this year. To date, 14 have been cleared by arrest.

Citizens with information about the McRae shooting are encouraged to contact Crimestoppers in any of the following ways:

CALL toll-free, 888-CRIME-SC (274-6372).
TEXT to CRIMES (274637), and mark the beginning of the message with “TIPSC,” followed by the tip information.
LOG onto:, and click on the red “Submit a tip” tab.