DAILYKENN.com -- Wesley Colin Brown, age 26, was fatally shot in Columbia, South Carolina, reports say.
say the victim was in town to attend a wedding. He was allegedly
spotted by the suspects who robbed him then fatally shot him. The attack
appears to be an unprovoked.
Two males have been arrested. They are identified as Zachery Williams, 20, and 20-year-old Xavier Glover.
"Both men are charged with murder and armed robbery in the death of 26-year-old Wesley Brown, of Greenville," according to wistv.com.
Investigators believe Williams and Glover saw Brown walking alone in the 1700 block of Senate Street early Sunday morning.
Moments later, police say Williams approached Brown, stole his personal belongings and shot him before both suspects drove away from the scene.
Because police believe Williams was the shooter, he also faces a charge of possession of a weapon during a violent crime.
A couple out for a walk around 8 a.m. Sunday found Brown lying on the ground and called 911. When officers and medical personnel arrived, they pronounced him dead.
According to Police Chief W.H. “Skip” Holbrook, CPD officers were dispatched to the 1700 block of Senate Street at approximately 8:00 a.m. on October 4, 2020 after two people on a morning walk noticed the victim on the ground and called 9-1-1. When they arrived, officers found the male victim with serious bodily injuries. EMS personnel pronounced him deceased on the scene.Richland County Coroner Gary Watts has identified the victim as Wesley Colin Brown (DOB: 10-29-1993) of Greenville, South Carolina. An autopsy conducted today indicates that Brown died from complications of a gunshot wound.
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