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Update: Arrest Made in Senate Street Fatal Shooting, Second Suspect Identified and Wanted

By October 7, 2020Press Releases

The Columbia Police Department (CPD) announces the arrest of a 20-year-old man in connection with this weekend’s fatal shooting incident on Senate Street.

According to Columbia Police Chief W.H. “Skip” Holbrook, Xavier York Glover (DOB: 5-17-2000) is currently housed at the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center (ASGDC) charged with Murder and Armed Robbery.

Investigators are also searching for a second male suspect who should be considered armed and dangerous.

CPD officers have pending arrest warrants for 20-year-old Zachery Jamell Williams (DOB: 3-20-2000) for Murder, Armed Robbery, and Possession of a Weapon during a Violent Crime. The arrest warrants have been entered into the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) database. Williams may be driving a white or gray 2002 Honda CRV with South Carolina tag LLA-715.

Preliminary information:

CPD investigators believe the two suspects saw the male victim, who’s been identified by Richland County Coroner Gary Watts as 26-year-old Wesley Colin Brown walking alone along the 1700 block of Senate Street on Sunday morning. Shortly after seeing Brown, it’s believed Williams approached him, stole a personal belonging and shot him before the two suspects drove away from the scene.

After the crime, a couple out for a morning walk found Brown and called 9-1-1. When officers and EMS arrived, the victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Chief Holbrook encourages citizens with information regarding Williams’ whereabouts 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.

All persons arrested/charged are presumed innocent until or unless proven guilty in a court of law.






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