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Fatal Shooting Investigation | Musgroves Mill Lane

Columbia Police Department (CPD) investigators continue to determine the person (s) responsible for yesterday’s fatal shooting near Caughman Road, as well as a motive for the crime.

Officers were dispatched to the 200 block of Musgroves Mill Lane on Monday, July 5, 2021 for a reported shooting.  When officers arrived, they found the female victim identified by the Richland County Coroner’s Office as 19-year-old Trinity Sanders inside of a home with no signs of life.

Investigators gathered information at the scene and interviewed multiple people.

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.

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