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Columbia police looks for brothers after argument leaves 1 dead and 1 wounded


COLUMBIA, South Carolina — Investigators say they are looking for two brothers after an argument led to a shooting in a Columbia neighborhood that left one man dead and a second person injured.

Police said 17-year-old Malik Davis got in an argument and a fight with a man at a party Saturday night, then left and returned with his older brother, 22-year-old Horace Watts.

Authorities say both Davis and Watts fired into a crowd at the party, hitting two men.

One man died on the way to the hospital. His name has not been released. Police say the second man is recovering.

Police have charged Davis and Watts with murder, attempted murder and other charges.

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