Columbia Police Chief W. H. “Skip” Holbrook announces the arrest of a 42-year-old man in connection with a recent fatal shooting incident at the Colony Apartments.
Eric Norris turned himself in to CPD investigators today and has been charged with Murder, Attempted Murder, Possession of a Firearm by Person Convicted of a Crime of Violence, and Possession of a Weapon during a Violent Crime.
The charges stem from a shooting that occurred on May 15, 2021 at the 1900 block of Bailey Street. After receiving a ShotSpotter alert and responding to the scene, officers found two injured males. One of the victims, identified by the Richland County Coroner’s Office as Althego Glenn, died as a result of his injury. The other victim’s injury was not life-threatening. Norris is accused of arguing with the two men moments before the shooting occurred.
All persons arrested/charged are presumed innocent until or unless proven guilty in a court of law.