Woman killed in shooting incident is identified by coroner
Richland County Coroner Gary Watts has released the name of the individual who died Sunday morning. The death was the result of a shooting incident at 2000 Faraway Drive, Columbia that occurred around 2:30 a. m.
Nakya D. Scott, 33, of 2000 Faraway Drive, Columbia was transported from the scene by Richland County EMS to Palmetto Health Richland Memorial Hospital where she died at 3:28 a.m. An autopsy indicated the cause of death to be due to a gunshot wound to the upper body.
The Richland County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the incident.