On 1/24/15 at 5:21 A.M., officers were dispatched to the 200 block of Hickman Avenue in reference to an assault.
Upon officers' arrival they located a male victim with a gunshot wound who was unresponsive. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment. Officers spoke with residents of the home who advised an intruder, described as a black male, made his way into the home and shot the victim. The victim's current medical condition is unknown at this time. The investigation is on-going.
If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact the Columbia Police Department, or call CrimeStoppers at (573) 875-TIPS to remain anonymous.