On 1/4/15 at 4:01 P.M., officers were dispatched to the 5000 block of Silver Mill Drive in reference to a robbery with a gun. Moments later, multiple calls came in from the area, including the 200 block of White River Drive regarding shots fired.
Upon officers' arrival, one victim was located and transported to a local hospital. The victim was pronounced deceased at the hospital. The victim's name is being held at this time to allow contact with the victim's next of kin.
At approximately 4:27 P.M., officers were advised another gunshot wound victim had arrived at a local hospital. Officers were advised the victim suffered non-life threatening injuries.
Multiple homes in the area were hit by bullets during the shooting, however, the amount of property damage is unknown at this time. Detectives' investigation is on-going and no further information is currently available.
If you or anyone you know has any information regarding the incidents, please contact the Columbia Police Department, or call Crime Stoppers at (573) 875-TIPS to remain anonymous.