Crime

**Update**Arrest of Murder Suspect

7/22/20

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott announces the arrest of a 23-year-old for murder.

Tony Marquell Trapp – DOB: 5/29/97 – was charged with murder for the July 5 shooting at the Rowan Apartments in the 1000 block of Southern Drive around 8:10 p.m. A man was shot in the upper body and died from his injuries.

Additionally, Trapp is charged with aggravated breach of peace, malicious injury to real property and instigating, aiding or participating in riot.

On May 30, while at 1 Justice Square, Trapp is seen jumping up and down onto a white unmarked CPD Chevy Tahoe causing damage to the vehicle.

Today, July 22, around 3:00 p.m. Trapp turned himself in to RCSD investigators at the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.

Investigators still need the community’s assistance in identifying the driver of a 2020 silver Toyota Camry, that was seen leaving the scene. The vehicle has damage to the left rear quarter panel and paper tags.

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