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2nd person dies in South Carolina apartment shooting

July 9, 2018

WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A second person has died after a shooting at an apartment complex in South Carolina last week.

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher said in a news release that 41-year-old Elzie Mack Jr. of Gaston died Sunday.

Mack was one of three people shot Thursday afternoon at an apartment complex in West Columbia.

Twenty-six-year-old Samir Bernard Atkins of West Columbia died at the scene.

The name of the third person has not been released.

West Columbia police have a murder warrant for 25-year-old Damien Lavar Ritter. Police have not found Ritter yet.

Investigators have not released a motive for the shooting.

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