Sheriff Lott to Hold News Conference on Camelot Shooting

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott will hold a news conference on Thursday to talk about a recent murder investigation.

Benjamin Johnson, 37,  was shot and killed on the night of January 20 in the 6500 block of Camelot Street in Columbia.

According to the Sheriff’s Department, deputies responded to a shots fired call. When they arrived at the scene, they discovered Johnson suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper body. EMS later pronounced him dead at the scene.

ABC Columbia News will update this story as soon as more information becomes available.


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