Police name victim in fatal shooting at Columbia Mall

Posted on 7 December 2017 at 12:58pm
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COLUMBIA - Police have identified the man accidentally shot and killed at Columbia Mall on Thanksgiving Day.

The Columbia Police Department said 19-year-old Jeffrey Dillon Swope died of his wounds sometime after the shooting. Police did not learn of the death until Monday.

Swope was in a car with someone who was trying to holster a gun when it went off.

It happened in the mall's north parking lot.

Police said no arrests have been made.