On 12/13/14 at 2:24 A.M., officers responded to the 500 block of South Fourth Street to assist the Columbia Fire Department with a male subject who fell from a building.
Investigation revealed a party, with approximately 100 people present, was occurring at the residence at the time of the male subject's fall. Upon officers' arrival the attendees fled the scene, leaving limited witness statements and clarity as to what occurred with the male subject's fall.
The male subject is identified as Jack Lipp, 19, from Illinois. Lipp was transported by ambulance to a local hospital where he still remains in critical condition.
The Columbia Police Department is asking for the community's assistance in locating witnesses to the incident. We ask that anyone with information and/or was present at the referenced party, please contact Detective Julie Ray at (573) 874- 7610 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.