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RCSD Seeks Suspect(s) for Murder

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott is requesting the community’s assistance identifying suspect(s) wanted for murder.

Sheriff Leon Lott states that at approximately 11:30 PM on Sunday, December 4, 2016 at 3611 Ranch Road, 29223 Richland County Sheriff’s Department deputies responded to a shots fired call. 

The Sheriff stated that deputies located a male victim inside the apartment complex; EMS arrived on the scene and pronounced the victim dead. Richland County Coroner Gary Watts stated that the victim, Brandon Jamar Goodson (DOB: 08/05/1987) of 7325 Bluff Road, Hopkins died as a result of complications from multiple gunshot wounds to the upper body.

Sheriff Leon Lott stated that the victim’s 2009 brown Nissan Murano SUV with South Carolina tag MPL623 is missing. The Sheriff is asking for assistance in identifying the suspect(s) responsible. To receive up to $1000 for information leading to the arrest of the persons responsible, please call, email or text your anonymous tip to: Crimestoppers at 1-888-crimesc, or text “TIPSC plus your message” to CRIMES (274637).


December 05, 2016

5623 Two Notch Road 
Columbia, South Carolina 29223 
(803) 576-3000 phone (803) 576-3195 fax

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