CPD: Two arrested in connection with Colony Apartment shooting

The Columbia Police Department says two people have been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting of a 23 year-old female victim at the Colony Apartments.

COLUMBIA. S.C. (WOLO)— The Columbia Police Department says two people have been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting of a 23 year-old female victim at the Colony Apartments.

Authorities say Jimmy Murphy Kelly, 19, is accused of shooting the victim on Dec. 27 in a parking lot. He is charged with Murder and Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Violent Crime.

Officials also charged Zavia Dorsey, 21, with Obstruction of Justice after not being honest and forthcoming with investigators after reportedly having knowledge about the crime.

Ballistics and DNA evidence collected at the scene will be utilized during the investigation. The motive for the crime still remains unknown, say officials.

The Richland County Coroner’s Office is assisting CPD with the investigation.

 

 

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