Suspects wanted for murder in Magnolia St. shooting
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 04:09:24 GMT —
COLUMBIA (WACH)-Two brothers have been identified as murder suspects in connection to a deadly shooting on Magnolia Street.
According to Columbia Police Chief William â??Skipâ?? Holbrook arrest warrants have been signed for Horace Watts and his younger brother Malik Davis.
Horace Watts is described as a black male, approximately 5â??08 and weighing 160 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing light denim pants with a red belt and white T-shirt, a red and blue baseball cap, and Air Force One tennis shoes.
Malik Davis is described as a black male, approximately 5â??06â?? and weighing 140 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing white leather shorts with a red and white shirt, and Air Force One tennis shoes. Malik may have gold â??grillsâ?? on his upper and lower teeth.
Once captured, they will be charged with Murder, Attempted Murder, Possession of Weapon during the Commission of a Violent Crime, and Unlawful Carrying of a Pistol.
The initial investigation indicates that shortly before 9 p.m Saturday, July 12th, a large party gathered at the 2700 block of Magnolia Street.
It is believed that Malik Davis got into a verbal and physical altercation with another male. Davis allegedly left the location but returned with his brother Horace Watts. Both are accused of being armed with handguns.
The suspects fired several gunshots into the crowd striking two male victims, killing one. At last check, the other victim was still recovering from his injuries.
After the shooting the suspects allegedly ran from the crime scene. CPD Investigators talked with several witnesses at the location.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Watts or Davis is asked to contact CRIMESTOPPERS, 1-888-CRIME-SC.Here is the intial report by WACH Fox Saturday night:
One person is dead, another person is injured after a shooting on Magnolia Street.
According to Lt. George Drafts with the Columbia Police Department, officers recieved a shots fired call just before 9:00 p.m Saturday.
When officers arrived to the 2700 block of Magnolia Street they found two male victims. Both were transported to a local hospital, one was pronounced dead at the hospital.
The condition of the injured victim is unknown.
No suspects have been arrested. Drafts says it is possible a fight happened earlier in the evening in the street, that information has not been confirmed at this time.