On 10/12/2014, at approximately 1:22 A.M. officers were dispatched to a shots fired incident in the 1000 block of Broadway East. During the investigation, officers located a cartridge casing in the area. The Criminal Investigations Division was notified.
A short time later, a male victim arrived at UMC ER, via personal vehicle, with a gunshot wound to the shoulder and was admitted for observation. He was uncooperative with officers and refused to provide a statement. A consent search of the vehicle used to transport the victim to the hospital was performed. A bullet was located in the vehicle's rear floor board and recovered.
This is preliminary information and the investigation is ongoing. Any additional information will be provided in a media release update. Anyone with information can call the Columbia Police Department at 573-874-7652 or Crime Stoppers at 573-875-TIPS to remain anonymous.