Deputies: 1 killed in shooting north of Columbia


COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — One person is dead after a shooting at a home north of Columbia.

Richland County Coroner Gary Watts says 22-year-old Brandon M. Jones died from gunshot wounds to the upper body.

Deputies responded to a call just after 11 p.m. on Friday at a home north of Columbia. Deputy Curtis Wilson says gunmen had forced their way into the house and shot three people inside.

Wilson says Jones was taken to a hospital, where he died during surgery.

Authorities are still investigating but haven't made any arrests.

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