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No charges in deadly South Carolina home invasion shooting

Columbia police say no charges will be filed after a man was shot and killed during a home invasion.

Police say a man broke into his ex-girlfriend's apartment shortly before midnight Sunday and was shot by the woman's new boyfriend.

Richland County Coroner Gary Watts said 26-year-old Roderick Eugene Harris Jr. died at a Columbia hospital after being shot in the chest.

Police said the woman told them she had ended a relationship with Harris and he had threatened her and her new boyfriend.

The woman told police Harris broke into her apartment and began arguing with her ex-boyfriend and charged at him. The man then pulled a gun and shot Harris.

Police said the man is cooperating in the investigation.

Police and prosecutors say no charges will be filed.

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