COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) – The Columbia Police Department is investigating a shooting where two people were killed Saturday.
The shooting happened at 221 Skyland Drive and investigators worked through the night as a part of their investigation, police said.
Coroner identifies victims in Skyland Drive shooting
CPD and the Richland County Coroners Office have identified the victims as 23-year-old Mary Carmichael and 26-year-old Jahquan Peterson. Both were shot in the upper body, police said.
#CPDSCUpdate Per @CountyCoroners the 2 victims in last nights fatal shooting have been identified as 26-year-old Jahquan Peterson & 23-year-old Mary Carmichael. Both were injured in the upper body. #CPDSC collected evidence at the scene & will review surveillance video. pic.twitter.com/joYTVfz8wi
I heard one boom, it said boom, and then I woke up and then I run downstairs and said momma, I heard a boom like boom, Phylicia said.
“We were just upstairs and she was at the window looking, and I told her close the window and she was pretty scared and wouldnt go to sleep, everybody stayed up until about 4 a.m., neighbor Caludette Moody said.
A friend of the male victim described him as a good-hearted guy, humble, took care of business, loved his girl very much.
It really hasnt even sunk in yet,” Kenny Garrett said. “I cant paint nothing that you know I really dont know how to feel about it.
#CPDSCInvestigates: Fatal shooting at 221 Skyland Drive last night. Two victims. Several investigators responded to the scene & worked through the night. We will provide updates as additional info becomes available. The Coroners Office is assisting #CPDSC. pic.twitter.com/w2T9CI3S9M
The people killed were identified as Jahquan Peterson, 26, and Mary Carmichael, 23, according to a tweet from the Columbia Police Department.
The shooting happened Saturday night at 221 Skyland Drive, police said on Twitter. Thats off Greystone Boulevard and Interstate 126, near the Broad River.
No arrests have been reported by police, and information about what prompted the shooting was unavailable.
It was the first of two deadly overnight shootings in Richland County. Just after 4:30 a.m., one person was killed and another injured in a shooting off Parklane Road near Two Notch Road.