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Police confirm second shooting victim after man killed in Columbia

Police have confirmed the identity of a second victim after one man is shot and killed in Columbia Tuesday afternoon. On Wednesday officials said Derrick Brookins, 44, died following the shooting at 920 West Texas Avenue just north of I-70. Another man, Darrius Edwards, 22, also went to a nearby hospital in a personal vehicle.

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