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      Columbia police release name of homicide victim

      Derrick Brookins, 44, of Columbia was found dead in an apartment after police responded to shots fired call about 1:40 p.m.

      The Columbia Police have released the name of the man killed in the 900 block of West Texas Avenue on Tuesday.

      Derrick Brookins, 44, of Columbia was found dead in an apartment after police responded to shots fired call about 1:40 p.m.

      Police also released the name of a second man who was shot yesterday. Darrius Edwards, 22, of Columbia was taken to a local hospital shortly after the shooting was reported. His injuries are not considered life-threatening.

      Police want anyone with information to call Columbia CrimeStoppers at 573-875-TIPS.