Crimestoppers: Fatal Shooting Investigation (Patterson Road)

By September 6, 2019Press Releases

Columbia Police Department (CPD) investigators are making significant progress regarding a fatal overnight shooting at an apartment complex.

Officers were dispatched to 7311 Patterson Road shortly before 4:30 a.m. and discovered the male victim outside of a residence with gunshot wounds to the upper body.  He was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Richland County Coroner Gary Watts has identified the victim as 25-year-old Michael Brice. Ballistic evidence was collected at the scene.

Citizens with information about the incident are encouraged to contact CRIMESTOPPERS in any of the following ways:

CALL toll-free, 888-CRIME-SC.

LOG onto:, and click on the red “Submit a tip” tab.

DOWNLOAD the new P3 Tips App for Apple or Android devices.