According to Columbia Police Chief W. H. “Skip” Holbrook, a homicide investigation is underway after a 27-year-old man was fatally shot at a local apartment complex last night.
Richland County Coroner Gary Watts says Isaiah Thomas Martin, Junior was shot in the upper body and pronounced deceased at a local hospital.
The shooting happened at approximately 7:00 p.m. on February 26, 2019 at Arrington Place Apartments located at 1728 Carnegie Street. Officers who were dispatched to that location found Martin in the parking lot before EMS arrived.
As the investigation continues, officers have been receiving Crimestoppers tips regarding this isolated incident.
Citizens with information to aid with the investigation are encouraged to contact Crimestoppers in any of the following ways:
CALL toll-free, 888-CRIME-SC.
LOG onto: www.midlandscrimestoppers.com, and click on the red “Submit a tip” tab.
DOWNLOAD the new P3 Tips App for Apple or Android devices.