Two arrested for July murder

Jessica Faye Edmunds

COLUMBIA, SC (WACH)- Columbia Police arrested two suspects in the killing of a woman in early July.

Interim Columbia Police Chief Ruben Santiago said Nickolas Ryheem Richardson, 21, is charged with Murder.

Police say Richardson was driving and fired shots towards a crowd gathered on McDuffie Street in downtown Columbia. One of the bullets struck a victim in the head.

The victim died.

Police are also charging Jessica Faye Edmunds, 19, with Murder. She's accused of driving the getaway car.

Anyone with information can call, text or submit online, their anonymous tip to Crimestoppers in any of the following ways:

CALL toll-free, 888-CRIME-SC.

TEXT to CRIMES (274637), and mark the beginning of the message with "TIPSC, followed by the tip information.

LOG onto:, and click on the red "Submit a tip tab.

Tipsters could earn a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the suspect.