Emily Renee Zeigler, 55, of Leesville was shot and killed June 7 in the 600 block of Pine Grove Road located in the Leesville area of Lexington County.
Zeigler was pronounced dead on scene due to a gunshot wound to the upper body. An acquaintance of Zeigler was also shot and transported to an area hospital with life threatening injuries.
Lexington County deputies have arrested two Columbia men accused of firing shots that killed a woman and injured a man early Wednesday morning.
Tyrese Dwan Glascho, 24, and Jalin Trevon Jordan, 18, are charged with murder, attempted murder, attempted armed robbery, criminal conspiracy and possession of a weapon during a violent crime, according to arrest warrants.
“The charges against both suspects stem from an attempted armed robbery in front of a home on Pine Grove Road,” Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon said. “Detectives have determined the suspects tried to rob the man at about 2 a.m.”
The men shot their guns in the direction of the man and woman after the attempted armed robbery, according to Koon.
“The woman was hit in the upper body and eventually pronounced dead on the scene,” Koon said. “The man was shot multiple times and continues to recover at the hospital.”
Glascho was arrested Friday morning. Jordan was arrested Thursday. Both men are being held in the Lexington County Detention Center.