The Richland County Coroner’s Office has identified the man whose body was found near Five Points early Sunday morning.
Wesley Colin Brown was shot and killed, Coroner Gary Watts said in a news release shared by the Columbia Police Department Monday.
The search for the gunman continues.
Brown, a 26-year-old from Greenville, was in Columbia to attend a wedding, according to the release. He was not with any members of the wedding party or other guests when he was shot, police said.
His body was found in the 1700 block of Senate Street by two people on a morning walk, according to the release. That’s close to the intersection with Henderson Street, and in the shadow of the Heritage Condos complex, near the Five Points area.
The called 911 about 8 a.m., and Brown was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
An autopsy showed Brown died from complications of