COLUMBIA (WACH)â??Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott is requesting assistance in identifying suspects wanted for attempted murder on Gervais Street.
Sheriff Lott says the victim was disposing of trash in the rear of the business we he was approached by at least four males. One of the suspects pulled out a gun and shot the victim in the upper body as he attempted to run to the store.
The victim was transported to the Palmetto Health Richland Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Video surveillance captures at least one of the suspects and the suspectsâ?? vehiclesâ??, which is probably a burgundy Honda Accord.
The suspect is described as a black male with dread locks, black hooded sweatshirt, and white tennis shoes.
Another vehicle, possibly a gold Toyota, maybe have vital information about this shooting.
Sheriff Lott is asking for assistance in identifying the occupants of both vehicles, as well as those responsible.
You can call, email or text your anonymous tip to 1-888-CRIME-SC, www.sccrimestoppers.com , or â??TIPSCâ?? +your message to CRIMES (27437).