Richland County Coroner Gary Watts is releasing the name of the individual who died on Sunday, April 5, 2020 after being involved in a shooting incident. Richland County Sheriff’s Department deputies responded to the 100 block of Green Tree Drive just after 3:00 A.M. in reference to a shots fired call.
DeShawn Dingle, date of birth 07/28/1990 of Alcott Drive, Columbia S.C. 29209 was shot in the upper body and transported by EMS to Prisma Health Richland Hospital where he was pronounced dead. An autopsy indicated that the cause of death was due to complications from a gunshot wound.
The Richland County Sheriff’s Department stated that all parties involved have been identified. The Sheriff’s Department and Coroner’s Office continues to investigate this incident.