He was also charged in connection to drugs he had in his possession when he was arrested.
A Columbia man is accused of shooting a man to death.
According to a May 29 release from the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department, investigators determined, based on a review of evidence, that Tyrese Shevon Madison, 24, shot and killed Gary Anthony Kelly II while both men were sitting in the front of Kelly’s car on Foxfire Drive.
"Investigators have been working hard to develop leads in this case since it happened [the afternoon of May 25]," Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon is quoted.
Foxfire Drive runs through Piney Grove Apartments, located off Piney Grove Road near Interstate 26.
Madison, who was also charged in connection to drugs he had in his possession when he was arrested, was also found to be in possession of some of Kelly’s property, which he tried to hide and destroy, the release notes.
In connection to the shooting, Madison is charged with murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.
Deputies arrested Madison May 26 at his home in the Pine Grove complex. He was taken to the Lexington County Detention Center, where he remains, bond having been denied.
This is a developing story and will continue to be updated.
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