RCSD: Second individual arrested for fatal shooting by Hardscrabble Road last week

The Richland County Sheriff's Department continues to investigate the deadly shooting

20210924hardscrabbleshootingCOLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The Richland County Sheriff’s Department says a second man has been arrested for deadly shooting that occurred last week.


Image: Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center

Image: Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center

Deputies say 18-year-old Jayshaun Thomas is charged with Murder, Attempted Murder and Possession of a weapon during a violent crime and is being held at the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.

Around 1:10 p.m. on September 24, Richland County deputies say the received a call of shots fired near Hardscrabble and Clemson Roads. Deputies say they then received a call of someone being hit. Once on the scene, deputies say they found an individual suffering from a gunshot wound to the lower body. Deputies say the victim, later identified as 22-year-old Malik Gray, died as a result of the shooting.

Investigators say 19-year-old Jordan White was previously taken into custody, and he faces the same charges.

If you have any additional information about this case that can help authorities, call Crimestoppers at 1888-CRIME-SC.

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