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City of Columbia Police Department
Sunday August 21st, 2016 :: 11:29 a.m. EDT


Man Shot on Dorrah Street during Armed Robbery Attempt

Columbia Police Chief Skip Holbrook announces that a man has been shot and killed during an overnight armed robbery attempt.

A 33-year-old male victim was pronounced deceased at a local hospital after being shot in the upper and lower body while at the 1100 block of Dorrah Street around midnight.

Several people rendered aid to the victim until EMS arrived on the scene.

According to witnesses, a black male suspect wearing dark clothing shot the victim after demanding his vehicle. After the shooting, the suspect ran from the scene.

Citizens with information about the crime are encouraged to contact 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.

City of Columbia Police Department
Justice Square
Columbia, SC 29201

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 803-252-2911

1100 Dorrah St
Columbia, SC 29203

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