Two suspects charged with murder arrested in Patterson Street shooting


COLUMBIA, S.C. (WACH)-- Two suspects have been arrested in connection with a shooting that happened in Richland County Friday night.

According to the Richland County Sheriff's Department, Freddie Lamont Mitchell was arrested and charged with murder. He was the friend of victim, identified by Richland County Coroner Gary Watts as 20-year-old Deangelo Prometheus Henderon, according to deputies.

Another suspect was arrested and charged with murder, but due to the suspect being underage, his name wasn't provided.

According to Lt. Curtis Wilson, deputies responded to a call of shots fired in the 1500 block of Patterson Street just around 5 p.m.

Upon arrival, deputies found Henderson had been shot in the lower body. Henderson was transported by EMS to the Palmetto Health Richland Hospital, where he passed away due to his injuries.

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