Man who was shot and killed Monday is identified by coroner
Richland County Coroner Gary Watts has released the name of the individual who died Monday afternoon. The man was involved in a shooting incident around 3 p.m., said Watts. The incident took place at 325 Percival Road, Columbia.
Edwin Santana, 54, of Teakwood Lane, Columbia, was transported from the scene by Richland County EMS to Palmetto Health Richland Memorial Hospital where he died at 4 p.m. An autopsy indicated that Mr. Santana died from a gunshot wound to the torso.
The Richland County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the incident.