Suspect killed in police shootout named

RCPD releases name of suspect killed in shootout

COLUMBIA (WACH) - Richland County Coroner Gary Watts has released the name of the subject that died Thursday after being involved in a shootout with Richland County Deputies on Broad River Road.

Kong Nay, 34 of Columbia died at the scene from gunshot wounds. Next of kin has not been located and the Coroner is asking for help in locating family. It is believed that Mr. Nay lived with his brother at 3930 Broad River Road, but information provided to the Coroners office is that the brother is out of state. Anyone that has information as to the where abouts of family on Mr. Nay is asked to call the Richland County Coroners Office at 803-576-1799.